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superphosphate

the common fertilizer for the application of phosphorus to a deficient soil. Used also to provide a direct nutritional supplement, as super-juice, the supernatant from a settled mixture of superphosphate and water. Fluorine poisoning may occur in animals with access to superphosphate made from rock phosphate with a high fluorine content.
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The superphosphate fertilizer plant produces 20 tons of fertilizer per hour and the load will be gradually increased to reach 25 tons.
So far the process allows us to have a product called crude superphosphate, and it is necessary to follow its reaction process.
The treatments evaluated were Control (C) (without P fertilization), and P fertilizations with compost from sewage sludge (CSS), compost from poultry litter (CPL), struvite (SV) and single superphosphate (SSP).
Although grazing management may vary between landholdings, it has been the application of superphosphate fertiliser and the establishment of exotic grasses and clovers, leading to increased pasture production and quality, that have increased stocking rate and enhanced livestock production on the New England Tableland (McDonald 1968).
It is important to remember that when phosphorus fertilizer application is performed, using fertilizers as triple superphosphate, phosphorus is not the only nutrient which is added, but other nutrients which are contained in superphosphate, such as calcium (Ca), because this fertilizer presents 12% CaO.
The manufacture of cement, lime, and plaster includes the production of clinkers and hydraulic cements, such as Portland, aluminous, slag, and superphosphate variants.
The manufacture of cement, lime and plaster includes the manufacture of clinkers and hydraulic cements, including Portland, aluminous cement, slag cement and superphosphate cements, the manufacture of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime and the manufacture of plasters of calcined gypsum or calcined sulphate.
The manufacture of cement, lime, and plaster includes the manufacture of clinkers and hydraulic cements, including Portland, aluminous cement, slag cement, and superphosphate cements, the manufacture of quicklime, slaked lime, and hydraulic lime, and the manufacture of plasters of calcined gypsum or calcined sulphate.
6 million t/y of phosphate rock; over 700,000 t/y of phosphoric acid; 1 million t/y of triple superphosphate (TSP); 600,000 t/y of diammonium phosphate (DAP); 300,000 t/y of nitrogen-phosphate-potash (NPK); and 100,000 t/y of mono-ammonium phosphate.
Phosphorus is obtained from bone meal, fertilizer, and rock superphosphate, while rock phosphate is the raw material used to manufacture most of the commercial phosphate fertilizers in the market.
The design capacity of the project is estimated at 500,000 tons of phosphoric acid, 350,000 tons of triple superphosphate, and 350,000 tons of double ammonium phosphate per year.