Aluminium Flouride

Description & Physical Properties

Description Physical Property
Appearance Solid, Powder
Molecular Weight 83.98
Melting Point 1260 °C
Specific Gravity 2.88

Product Specification

Parameters Unit Guarantee Typical
Purity as AlF₃ % MIN 90.00 90.0 – 90.5
Silica as SiO₂ % MAX 0.20 0.05- 0.10
Phosphorus as P₂O₅ % MAX 0.02 0.008-0.015
Iron as Fe₂O₃ % MAX 0.05 0.01- 0.02
Loss on Ignition at 550°C for 30 mins % MAX 0.80 0.40- 0.70
Sulphate as SO₃ % MAX 0.50 0.20- 0.35
Sodium as Na₂O % MAX 0.50 0.20- 0.30
Aluminium Oxide as Al₂O₃ % By Difference 6.0- 8.0
Bulk Density % MIN 1.4 1.45 – 1.55

Product Application

  • AlF3 is mainly used as a makeup ingredient in the molten electrolyte of the Aluminium reduction cell and in the electrolytic process for refining Aluminium.
  • In lower volume it is used in the glass industry, low melting glazer, enamels & Ceramics.

Packing

  • 50 kgs HDPE bag
  • 1000 kgs / 1500 kgs Bulk Bag

Classification and Safety Information

  • CAS NO : 7784-18-1
  • UN NO : 1759

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