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In the industrial or industry context, "soda" can refer to sodium carbonate, a white crystalline compound commonly used as a cleaning agent, water softener, and neutralizing agent in a variety of industries.

Some examples of industrial uses for soda include:

  • Detergents and Soaps: used as a builder or alkalizing agent to improve cleaning power
  • Glass Manufacturing: used as a flux in the melting of raw materials to produce glass
  • Pulp and Paper Production: used to adjust pH levels in the pulping process and to bleach paper
  • Water Treatment: used to soften hard water by removing calcium and magnesium ions
  • Leather Tanning: used to remove hair and other impurities from hides and to neutralize acids in the tanning process
  • Metal Refining: used to remove impurities and to adjust pH levels in metal refining operations.

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