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Aluminium Sulphate

Also known as Dialuminum trisulfate

H.S.Code 28332210 CAS No. 16828-11-8
Molecular Formula Al2(SO4)3 Molecular Weight 342.2
Physical state at 20 °C Solid Refractive index 1.47
Odour Odorless Solubility in water Freely soluble in water
Density 2.67 g/cm³ Flash point -38.89 °C
pH value 1.8–2.2 Melting Point 770°C

About Aluminium Sulphate

Aluminium sulfate is a chemical compound with the formula Al2(SO4)3. Aluminium sulfate is sometimes called alum or papermaker's alum in certain industries. It is soluble in water and is mainly used as a coagulating agent in the purification of drinking water. In the laboratory Aluminium sulfate may be made by adding aluminium hydroxide to sulfuric acid.

Aluminium sulfate is used in water purification and as a mordant in dyeing and printing textiles. Aluminum sulfate may be used as a deodorant, an astringent, or as a styptic for superficial shaving wounds. In the construction industry, it is used as waterproofing agent and accelerator in concrete. Another use is a foaming agent in fire fighting foam.

Aluminium Sulphate Molecular Image

Aluminium Sulphate Specifications

Packaging 500 gm
Form Powder
Colour White
Grade LR/AR
Storage Store in cool, dry area
Shelf Life 60 Months
Aluminium Sulphate Powder

500 gm