aluminum sulfate


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aluminum sulfate

n.
A white crystalline compound, Al2(SO4)3, used in papermaking, water purification, sanitation, and tanning.
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MRRSE Research analyzes the global aluminum sulfate market in its new publication titled "Aluminum Sulfate Market: Global Industry Analysis and Forecast 2018--2026".
Summary: MRRSE Research analyzes the global aluminum sulfate market in its new publication titled "Aluminum Sulfate Market: Global Industry Analysis and Forecast 2018--2026".
Albany, NY, April 16, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Aluminum sulfate is utilized in the process of water treatment and purification, which has led to the higher demand for this particular compound.
They also reported that the addition of sedimentation aids such as aluminum sulfate is another possibility that should be investigated for the separation of Ti[O.sub.2].
The main coagulant agent used in industries is the Aluminum Sulfate, added without a predetermined criterion and frequently in excess, with an increase in organic matter and cost of the process (BRAILE; CAVALCANTI, 1993).
Moore, who works in the ARS Poultry Production and Product Safety Research Unit in Fayetteville, Ark., first discovered the power of aluminum, in the form of aluminum sulfate (or alum), in 1992, in response to concerns about phosphorus pollution and chicken houses.
Moreover, it does so in only 5 minutes, a third of the time that aluminum sulfate takes to precipitate solids.
Therefore, the combination of the TEMPO-mediated oxidation of bleached kraft pulp under suitable conditions and aluminum sulfate addition in papermaking can efficiently improve wet tensile strength of paper without any conventional wet strength additives.
Although additions of iron or sodium sulfates reduced the severity of lustrous carbon formation, use of aluminum sulfate was more effective.
The coagulants used included aluminum sulfate, ferric sulfate, and ferric chloride with dosages of 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10 mg/l.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND: The use of aluminum sulfate to clarify colored drinking water in many parts of Britain may be linked to a higher risk for Alzheimer's disease, a virulent form of senile dementia.

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