Aluminium Sulphate

CAS #10043-01-3

Al2(SO4)3

About

Aluminium Sulphate is an Ionic compound. Aluminium sulphate is an inorganic salt obtained by the action of sulphuric acid and hydrated alumina oxide.Aluminium sulphate is non toxic and non combustible.

Synonyms

Cake alum , Filter alum , Papermaker's alum, Alunogenite, aluminum salt

Property

Specifications

Structure

IUPAC Name

Aluminium sulfate

Appearance

White crystalline solid

Molar Mass

342.15 g/mol

Density

2.672 g/cm3 (anhydrous); 1.62 g/cm3 (octadecahydrate)

Melting Point

770 °C

Boiling Point

214 Degree F

Solubility in Water

31.2 g/100 mL (0 °C); 36.4 g/100 mL (20 °C); 89.0 g/100 mL (100 °C)

Vapour Pressure

NA

Flash Point

NA

Viscosity

_

Odour

Odourless

APHA Value

NA

Hazard Identification

UN No. 1759, UN Class : 8

Uses & Applications

Aluminium sulphate is used in baking soda, in gardening to balance the soil PH. It has wide application in the water purification process. Aluminium sulphate is used in the dyeing of cloth and in concrete as an accelerator and waterproofing agent. Aluminium sulphate is used in firefighting foam.

Market Driving Factors

Growing demand for Aluminium Sulphate in the paper and health care industry is the key driver for the growth of the global Aluminium sulphate market.

Grades Available

Technical grade

Origin

Elchemy International offers Indian origin Aluminium Sulphate.

Packaging

Elchemy International offers Aluminium Sulphate in a 50 Kg HDPE bag with polythene liner inside. You may inquire about the custom packaging also.

Stability/Shelf Life

Aluminium sulphate is stable when it is stored in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place and out of direct sunlight and away from foodstuffs.

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