Formula : A SO4

 

Other Names:

Sulphate of alumina, Sulfate of alumina, Aluminium sulfate, Alum (used incorrectly!)

 

Uses :

Aluminium sulphate is best known for the treatment of turbid water by "floc" formation. These "flocs" settle readily and due to their highly adsorptive nature, remove colorants and other contaminants

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Hydrated aluminium sulphate in the form of white to brown coloured kibbles, granules or powder.

 

Physical Properties

Applications

Aluminium Content as Al 2 0 3 mm

17% Min

Iron Content Fe % m/m

0.01 Max

Insoluble Matter % m/m 

0.20 Max

Lead as Pb % m/m

0.001 Max

Basicity as Al2O3 % m/m

0.30 Min

Arsenic As %   

0.001 Max
   
  • Fertilizers
  • Alkylation catalyst
  • Electro Plating
  • Chemicals
  • Iron & Stee
  • Dyes & Pigments
  • Rayon & Film
  • Petroleum refining
  • Industrial explosivesEtchant
  • Laboratory reagent
  • Non ferrous metallurgy
   

Other Uses

In the paper industry- with resin to improve the wettable properties, making the paper suitable for further processing.

In the purifying of effluents- for the removal of phosphate from sewage and industrial effluents.

In process water treatment- particularly for silica removal.

In fertilizers- In the manufacture of top dressing fertilizers and as an additive to provide a trace source of aluminium.

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