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What is aluminium sulphate ?

Aluminium sulfate, alternatively spelt aluminum sulfate,aluminium sulphate,or aluminum sulphate is a chemical compound with the formula Al2(SO4)3.Aluminium sulfate is mainly used as a flocculating agent in the purification of drinking water and waste water treatment plants, and also in paper manufacturing.


What is another name aluminium sulphate ?

Another name for aluminium sulphate Cake alum, Filter alum, Papermaker’s alum, Alunogenite, Sulfuric acid, aluminum salt (3:2)


What is aluminium sulphate used for ?

Aluminium sulfate is used in water purification and as a mordant in dyeing and printing textiles. In water purification, it causes impurities to coagulate which are removed as the particulate settles to the bottom of the container or more easily filtered. This process is called coagulation or flocculation. Aluminium sulfate is sometimes used to reduce the pH of garden soil, as it hydrolyzes to form the aluminium hydroxide precipitate and a dilute sulfuric acid solution. Aluminium sulfate is also use in the active ingredient of some antiperspirants however, beginning in 2005 the US Food and Drug Administration no longer recognized it as a wetness reducer. Aluminium sulfate is usually found in baking powder, where there is controversy over its use due to concern regarding the safety of adding aluminium to the diet.In construction industry it is used as waterproofing agent and accelerator in concrete. Another use is a foaming agent in fire fighting foam.It is also used in styptic pencils, and pain relief from stings and bites.It can also be very effective as a molluscicide, killing spanish slugs.


Chemical reactions of aluminium sulphate ?

The compound decomposes to ?-alumina and sulfur trioxide when heated between 580 and 900°C. It combines with water forming hydrated salts of various compositions.Aluminium sulfate reacts with sodium bicarbonate to which foam stabilizer has been added, producing carbon dioxide for fire-extinguishing foams: Al2(SO4)3 + 6 NaHCO3 →3 Na2SO4+2 Al(OH)3+6CO


Preparation of aluminium sulphate ?

Aluminium sulfate may be made by adding aluminium hydroxide, Al(OH)3, in sulfuric acid,H2SO4: 2 Al(OH)3 + 3 H2SO4→Al2(SO4)3+6H2O


Do you sell its aluminium sulphate products worldwide ?

Yes, we have sell this product to worldwide


What your size packing details for aluminium sulphate ?

Our packing for aluminium sulphate was available at 25kgs in bag. 


Who should I contact for more information ?

For specific information or assistance about our product, please feel free to contact us by phone, fax or e-mail. If you are already an aluminium sulphate customer, please contact your sales representative. If you are a new customer, please contact our sales.


Where can I find more information about Tradeasia International Pte Ltd ?

Tradeasia International Pte Ltd is a public traded International corporation.Tradeasia International Pte Ltd was established to provide it`s customers with easy access to the finest chemical product. Our staff has extensive experience with Aluminium Sulphate product. We pride ourselves on our commitment to quality, reliability, and speed.