WHAT IS ALUMINUM SULFATE
Aluminum sulfate is distributed in two common forms – a white solid with a crystal-like appearance or a clear, colorless solution. Aluminum sulfate is also odorless, but when heated it may release toxic gas. To ensure proper product stewardship, you want to be sure your aluminate sulfate distributor is transporting it to you safely and responsibly. If you are buying aluminum sulfate in bulk, you need to avoid damp areas, or anywhere where rainwater could reach it. If aluminum sulfate becomes wet, it will quickly activate and absorb the water, and will be rendered useless if later water purification is desired.
- Synonyms: Aluminum sulfate, alum
- INCI: Aluminum sulfate
- Chemical formula: Al2(SO4)3 or Al2S3O12 or Al2O12S3
- CAS #: 17927-65-0
- Hazard: • GHS05 Corrosive • GHS07 Harmful
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|Appearance||solid white crytal|
|Solubilities||soluble in water|
|Boiling point||212°F (100.0°C)|
|Freezing point||9°F (-12.8°C)|
|Molecular weight||594 g/mol|
|Weight per gallon||11.10000 lbs/gal|
|Class||Alum, Inorganic salt|
USES AND APPLICATIONS FOR ALUMINUM SULFATE
Aluminium Sulfate uses include flame retardant, leather tanning & processing, petroleum refining, pickling of metals, pulp & paper, textile dyeing, waste water treatment, water treatment.
- Water Treatment – Water purification. Functions as a coagulant, flocculant, precipitant & emulsion breaker. As a coagulant & flocculant, alum removes turbidity, suspended solids & colloidal color, reduces biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) & clarifies potable, process and waste water.
- Textiles – It helps to dye products in a high-quality manner. Colorfastness.
Aluminum sulfate is a chemical compound with the formula Al₂(SO₄) ₃. It is soluble in water and is mainly used as a coagulating agent in the purification of drinking water and wastewater treatment plants, and also in paper manufacturing.
Chemical products like aluminum sulfate cannot be found just anywhere. You need a respected and reliable distributor like Brenntag to ensure on-time delivery, quality products and safe and environmentally-sound handling and transportation. If you are looking for where to buy bulk aluminum sulfate in the United States, you have found the right place.
Our international footprint allows us to secure the best prices for you on bulk aluminum sulfate while offering you personalized sales and service at the local level, thanks to our network of more than 190 North American locations. We treat every business as a unique opportunity to add value and reliability and to study your needs carefully.
Aluminum sulfate is available in drums, totes, bags, and bulk quantities.
You can download a copy of the SDS for aluminum sulfate from Brenntag Connect.
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