Explain the chemistry behind silica gel formation.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 3, 2020, 8:36 pm ad1c9bdddf
Silica gel in chemistry is nothing but sand . Chemical formula for silica is silicon dioxide SiO2 which is obtained from Silicon hydroxide Si(OH)4 by heating. Due to the bond length properties of Si-O bond structure of silica is popularly known as the OPEN STRUCTURE. By ...
Explanation of silica gel formation is provided.