aluminium sulphate

aluminium sulphate

n
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline salt used in the paper, textile, and dyeing industries and in the purification of water. Formula: Al2(SO4)3
Translations
Aluminiumsulfat
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5, found to be the optimum pH for the formation of calcium aluminium sulphate oxide.
Aluminium sulphate is widely used as chemical coagulant in the world, but recently its use has been discussed owing that there are studies have verified that the relation of aluminium sulphate with the acceleration of the degenerative process of Alzheimer's disease (CLAYTON, 1989).
The objective of this paper is to ascertain which coagulants either ferric chloride or aluminium sulphate have the potential to form a larger floc and higher removal of turbidity.
Mrs Cross lived in Camelford, Cornwall, in July 1988, when 20 tons of aluminium sulphate was dumped in the wrong tank at the unmanned Lowermoor treatment works.
The albeit accidental dumping of 20 tons of aluminium sulphate, which turned to sulphuric acid in the water supply to Camelford, Cornwall in July 1988, stripped a cocktail of chemicals from pipe networks.
THE water authority that oversaw Britain's worst mass poisoning, when 20,000 tonnes of aluminium sulphate were mistakenly added to drinking water, kept quiet because it did not want to cause a public panic, an inquest heard.
A DELIVERY driver told an inquest yesterday that he mistakenly dumped 20 tonnes of aluminium sulphate into the wrong tank at a water treatment works, causing Britain's worst mass poisoning.
Twenty tonnes of aluminium sulphate was delivered into the wrong tank at the then South West Water Authority water treatment works at Lowermoor on the edge of Bodmin Moor.
found the compound is effective when applied to liquid waste and does not generate smelly sulphuric gases, unlike aluminium sulphate which is currently used.
Around 1,000 fish in the Taf Fechan were killed after a leakage of aluminium sulphate from Dwr Cymru's Pontsticill treatment works, near Merthyr Tydfil.
Tap water in thousands of homes in Camelford, Cornwall, was tainted when 20 tons of aluminium sulphate went in the wrong tank in 1988.