aluminum hydroxide

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alu′minum hydrox′ide


n.
a crystalline, water-insoluble powder, Al(OH)3 or Al2O3∙3H2O, obtained chiefly from bauxite: used in the manufacture of glass, ceramics, and printing inks, in dyeing, and as an antacid.
[1870–75]
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Noun1.aluminum hydroxide - white crystalline compound that occurs naturally as the mineral gibbsite
gibbsite - white crystalline mineral consisting of aluminum hydroxide; a constituent of bauxite and a source of alumina
hydrated oxide, hydroxide - a compound of an oxide with water
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Pure hydrated alumina as a cement substitute can quell alkali-silica reactivity (ASR) in cured concrete, say Tiffany Szeles, Farshad Rajabipour and Shelly Stoffels, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pa.
The alumina present in the sodium chromate solution was removed by adding sodium dichromate solution by maintaining the pH at about 9, sodium dichromate caused the hydrated alumina to crystallize.
This hydrated alumina is very abrasive and can cause severe erosion as it passes through heat exchangers, which contain multiple cooling plates.
Functional pigments, chemicals and fillers including zinc, calcium and magnesium metal stearates (FDA and Kosher), precipitated barium sulfate, barium sulfate, hydrated alumina, zinc sulfide, magnesium oxide, calcium carbonate and sulfate, clay, mica, polymer talc and bentonite.