What is Polyaluminum Chloride?

Polyaluminum Chloride is a water chemical primarily used in water treatment. It is a non-toxic substance, odorless, and tasteless. It is highly soluble in water, and it is hygroscopic.

Polyaluminum Chloride for sale on Camachem

Polyaluminum Chloride

 

What is Polyaluminum Chloride used for?

There are various applications of Polyaluminum Chloride across different industries. Some of its notable functions are:

  • The chemical can serve as a coagulant due to its basicity and positive-charged aluminum cations.
  • It serves as an inorganic and organic flocculant in the treatment of sewage. It aids the sedimentation of insoluble compounds and allows them to be filtered.
  • Bottling and beverages companies use the chemical in the elimination process of impurities. This aids the production of pure and drinkable water.
  • It is used for sludge conditioning which aids the precipitation of anions and cations in the sludge. As such, you can then retrieve some elements from the sludge.

 

What is the chemical formula of Polyaluminum Chloride?

The chemical compound, Polyaluminum Chloride, is represented by the chemical formula [Al2(OH)nCl6-n]m.

 

Is Polyaluminum Chloride harmful to life?

Polyaluminum Chloride is a corrosive substance. Indiscriminate ingestion of the chemical can be dangerous. Exposure to the eyes, skin, and nose can also irritate.

 

Where is Polyaluminum Chloride found, and what does it look like?

Aluminum Chloride originally existed as a natural mineral. Polyaluminum Chloride can be prepared by reacting bauxite powder, calcium aluminate powder, and hydrochloric acid. Polyaluminum Chloride is a yellowish substance with a crystalline structure. It is odorless, tasteless, soluble, and hygroscopic.

Polyaluminum Chloride for sale on Camachem

Polyaluminum Chloride

 

What are the hazardous effects of Polyaluminum Chloride?

Polyaluminum Chloride is mildly corrosive. The hazardous effect when ingested is irritation to the mouth and stomach. When exposed to the skin, it might cause itching and skin irritation. Contact with the eye can cause eye irritation, redness, and watering.

 

What are the precautionary measures necessary to be taken to handle Polyaluminum Chloride?

To safely handle Polyaluminum Chloride, you must take the following precautionary measures:

  • Make use of eye protection such as Google or splash resistance.
  • Make use of impervious material such as aprons, gloves, and boots to protect the skin.
  • Make use of respiratory protection to avoid inhalation of the chemical.
  • Do not eat, drink, or smoke while handling the chemical.

 

What will happen if Polyaluminum is heated?

Generally, the heating of aluminum chloride does not yield the hydrous form of the chemical. Instead, it decomposes to yield Aluminium hydroxide.

 

Is Polyaluminum Chloride soluble?

Polyaluminum Chloride is highly soluble in water and ethanol. It is slightly soluble in benzene.

 

Where can I buy Polyaluminum Chloride?

Polyaluminum Chloride 30% is available for sale on Camachem. It is available in 25kg woven bag packages. Camachem is renowned for shipping chemicals from China to clients in different countries.

Polyaluminum Chloride for sale on Camachem

25kg package of Polyaluminum Chloride

 

How much does Polyaluminum Chloride cost?

The cost of Polyaluminum Chloride may vary depending on the cost of production. Meanwhile, the estimated price of the chemical on Camachem is $456.25 per Ton. You can make use of the free quotation option to get a quotation for your desired quantity.

 

What is the pH of Polyaluminum Chloride?

1% aqueous solution of Polyaluminum Chloride will have a pH value of 3.5-5.0.

 

Is Polyaluminum Chloride an electrolyte compound?

Polyaluminum Chloride is an inorganic flocculant. There is no information about its sensitivity to static discharge.

 

Can Polyaluminum Chloride go down the drain?

Polyaluminum Chloride can go down the drain because it is soluble in water. However, you must dispose of the chemical with respect to the local chemical disposal regulations.

 

Is Polyaluminum Chloride acidic or basic?

Polyaluminum Chloride has a pH value of 3.5-5.0. This value indicates that the chemical is acidic.

 

What is the difference between Polyaluminum Chloride and Ferric Chloride?

Polyaluminum Chloride and Ferric Chloride are both coagulants. However, Ferric Chloride finds application in other industries such as textile and painting for color pigment production.