Aluminum sulfate

Technical specifications of aluminum sulfate

Technical specifications of aluminum sulfate
Name: Aluminum sulfate
Brand: Aluminum sulfate
Chemical formula: Al2O12S3
Purity: 17%
Density: 2.67 g / cm³
Synonyms for aluminum sulfate: white alum, aluminum sulfate, aluminum sulfate, cake alum, filter alum,
Molar mass: 342.15 g
Appearance: This product is in the form of granules, crystals or powder that its solution in water has an acidic pH.


Aluminum sulfate is a mineral salt which is the second most widely used aluminum compound after aluminum oxide and when it is dissolved in water, the pH of the water decreases and the water becomes acidic. Has a high ability to coagulate and coagulate colloidal particles. Appearance is white crystalline solid.

Aluminum Sulfate
Aluminum Sulfate
Properties of aluminum sulfate

Aluminum sulfate has various properties, these properties make this widely used material very useful in various industries.
These features include the following

Removal of Dissolved Organic Carbon (DOC)
Removal of humic and fulvic colored particles
High effectiveness in complete removal of Trihalomethanes (THM) compounds

Consumption of aluminum sulfate

This material is used in many different industries due to its properties. The following is a brief list of these industries:

Textile Industry.
Water and wastewater treatment.

Oil industry for oil and fat refining.

As a coagulant to separate all water impurities.

To neutralize colloidal particles in water as a supplier of required ions.

Preparation and production of aluminum resins.

Preparation and production of other pure aluminum salts.

Manufacture and production of aluminum soaps and gels.

As a foaming agent.

In the sugar industry.

Production of fire foams.

Canning industry.

Tanning industry.

Industries manufacturing and producing metals such as zinc.

As a catalyst in the production of ethane.

Anti-moisture agent in concrete.

In the textile and cellulose industries.

In industrial water treatment.

In the chit industry.

In the leather industry.