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Aluminium Sulfate

Aluminium Sulfate

Aluminium Sulfate, also known as alum, is a white crystalline solid that is highly soluble in water. It is commonly used as a coagulant in water treatment to remove impurities and as a flocculant in the paper industry. It also finds application in the dyeing, tanning, and construction industries.

Chemical Formula:

Al2(SO4)3

CAS Number:

10043-01-3

Synonyms:

Aluminiumssalt, Alunogenite, Cake alumimium, Filter aluminium, Alum, Aluminium Sulphate, Liquid Alum, Sulfate Aluminum Solution, Sulphuric Acid, Aluminum Salt

Characteristics

Molar Weight

342.15 g/mol

Melting Point

770°C (1418°F)

Boiling Point

Solubility

Aluminum sulfate is soluble in water and forms an acidic solution

Density

2.67 g/cm³

Forms

White crystalline solid or powder

Odor

Odorless

USES AND APPLICATIONS

Key applications

  • Water Treatment
  • Soil pH Adjustment
  • Fire Retardants

Industries

  • Paper Industry
  • Textile Industry
  • Tanning Industry
  • Construction industry

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