Alumina hydrate

Description
Derived from bauxite, a natural aluminium-bearing mineral ore, in which the aluminium occurs as hydrated oxides. Comes in the form of white (light coloured), moist and fine powder which is odourless. Insoluble in water and organic liquids. Soluble in mineral acids (inorganic acids) and caustic soda. Used in glass, ceramics, iron-free aluminium and aluminium salts, base for organic lakes and flame retardants and manufacture of activated alumina. Bulk density: 500-1,500 kg/m3.
Trade Names (Synonyms)
Aluminum Hydroxide - Alumina Trihydrate - Alumina Hydrated - Aluminum Hydrate - Hydrated Aluminum Oxide - Hydrated Alumina - Aluminic Acid - Aluminium Oxide Hydrate - Aluminium Oxide Trihydrate - Aluminium Trihydroxide - Trihydrated Alumina - Alumina trihydrate - Aluminium (III) hydroxide - Aluminium Trihydrate - calcium carbonate; whiting/Gibbsite.

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