Cobalt sulfate is a chemical compound that has various uses in different industries. Some of the common uses are:
- Cobalt sulfate can act as a catalyst or a precursor for the synthesis of other cobalt compounds, such as cobalt oxide, cobalt hydroxide, and cobalt carbonate. These compounds have various applications in batteries, magnets, sensors, and catalysts.
- As a source of cobalt in metal plating and electroplating processes. Cobalt sulfate can form a protective layer on metal surfaces that prevents corrosion and enhances appearance.
- As a pigment and colorant in ceramics, glass, paints, and textiles.
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