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What Is Sulphur Used for?

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Sulphur is used for a variety of applications such as manufacture of sulphuric acid, tire manufacturing, industrial bleaching, paper making, making organic chemicals and other uses. The element is suitable for all these uses due to its stability when in use and its reactive properties with most other elements. Early Greeks and Romans used sulphur as a disinfectant.
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The term sulphur refers to an abundant flavourless odourless multivalent and non-metallic element. This element normally comes about in yellow crystals and in many sulphide and sulphate minerals, which are more often in native or natural form.
Sulphur is used for in the production of sulhuric acid, organic chemicals which contain sulphur, and sulphur dioxide and sodium sulphite which are used for bleaching straw and wood fibers.
One of the direct use of sulfur is in vulcanization of rubber, where polysulfides cross link organic polymers. Sulfur is an element of gun powder and fire crackers.
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