GSFC's Diammonium Phosphate [(NH4),
HPO. (18 % N, 46% P2O5)] plant has a capacity of 1,08,000
TPA. Main raw material for DAP are Sulphur & Rock Phosphate. The main
feedstock is Naptha & Associated Gas.
GSFC has also a coastal DAP Plant at Sikka in Jamnagar district with a rated
capacity of 3,26,000 TPA. The main raw materials are imported Ammonia and
Phosphoric Acid. At Sikka, the capacity had been expanded by 3.96 LT in the
% by wt. Max
Phosphorus (as P2O5), % by Wt. -Min
Soluble Phosphorus (as P2O5), % by Wt. Min
Nitrogen % by wt. Min
Nitrogen from % by wt. Min
minimum 90% of the material shall be retained between 1 mm & 4 mm IS sieve
Used as complex
fertilizer for supply of 'N' and 'P2O5' nutrients.
Mainly used in basal
application of fertilizers due to slow releasing nature of DAP.