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Water Glass - liquid sodium silicate

Item #10406
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Today's Price: $27.95
It's an old-fashioned way to make fresh eggs last and last - for up to several months. But that's just one of its uses.

  • Dilute water glass for use as a transparent sealer for cement or concrete floors
  • Use full strength as an adhesive
  • Dilute for general cleaning purposes
  • One-gallon bucket will preserve 50 dozen eggs
  • Non hazardous and fumeless
  • USA made
  • Note: Shelf life:
    Unopened bucket - 3 years
    Opened bucket - 18 months

Uses and Directions:

1. To seal cement/concrete floors: Apply to floor to help harden surface for dust control and for resistance to penetration by water, oils and other liquid spills. Clean surface before treatment because water glass will not stick to oil or grease. Dilute 4:1, four parts water to one part water glass. Mop on surface and let dry thoroughly. Repeat two or more times to get the desired results.

For use as an adhesive: This silicate material is an excellent adhesive when used full strength. It can be diluted with small amounts of water.

For general cleaning: Dilute one cup of water glass with two gallons of water.

For preserving eggs: Only use fresh eggs which have been wiped clean, but not washed. Mix eleven parts water with one part water glass in an earthenware crock. Place eggs in solution leaving about two inches of liquid above the eggs. One quart of water glass will treat about 16 dozen eggs.


Mix one part Water glass with ten parts cooled, boiled water and pour into a large, stone crock. Wipe off fresh eggs with a flannel cloth and place in solution (eggs should be covered with 2"). Cover crock and store in a cool, dry place.

(From The Boston Cooking School Cook Book by Fannie Farmer, ® 1886.)

DO NOT USE OR SPILL ON GLASS SURFACES AS WATER GLASS CANNOT BE REMOVED WHEN IT’S DRY. PROTECT FROM FREEZING. WARNING: CONTAINS SODIUM SILICATE. Product is alkaline. Avoid contract with eyes and skin by wearing safety goggles and waterproof gloves. Wash thoroughly after handling. In case of eye contact, flush with plenty of water for at least 15 min. Consult a physician immediately. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Customer Reviews of Water Glass - liquid sodium silicate
Product Rating: 5.0 out of 5.0(2 reviews)
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- 4/15/2011
said: Walt
"Item was out of stock for a short time, but arrived in a timely fashion as soon as it was received. It is as advertised. I highly recommend this product to keep on hand for emergency use. All preppers that have chickens should have a gallon of this on hand to preserve eggs in case of extended power outage."
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- 6/18/2012
said: Nate
"Rating is based on reviews from persons I know personally that use this method of egg storage. I'm still searching for suitable crocks in which to store our many eggs. Definitely purchase this product before it goes out of stock again!"
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