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Molecular Formula : Al2(SO4)3
CAS No. : 10043-01-3, 7784-31-8
Molecular Weight : 342.15 g/mol
Boiling Point : 214° F at 760 mm Hg
Melting Point : 770 °C
Density : 2.672 g/cm3
Solubility in Water : 31.2 g/100 mL (0 °C); 36.4 g/100 mL (20 °C); 89.0 g/100 mL (100 °C)
Appearance : White powder crystalline fragments
Odor : Odorless
1. Aluminium sulfate
2. Dialuminum trisulfate
3. Filter Alum
4. Aluminum sulfate anhydrous
5. Sulfuric acid, aluminum salt
6. Pearl Alum
7. Cake alum (VAN)
9. Papermaker’s Alum
10. Aluminum sesquisulfate
What are the uses of Aluminium Sulphate?
This is used as an accelerator and waterproofing agent in concrete. In dyeing process, the Aluminium Sulphate is used as a mordant on any fiber without changing the shades. It gives vibrant colors on fabrics and also utilized in leather tanning. It also used as a waterproofing agent in construction industry and added to concrete to increase concrete settling.
Aluminium Sulphate is sometimes used to reduce the soil pH for gardening.
To remove impurities, the aluminum sulfate is added to water that is commonly used in ponds to remove pollutants and algae. The largest commercial use of aluminum sulfate is as a coagulant in water treatment plants.
The Aluminum sulfate is used on firefighting foam as a foaming agent it is responds to the added foam stabilizer with sodium bicarbonate, creating carbon dioxide for fire extinguishing foams.