Aluminium Fluoride
Chemical Formula AIF3
Description White crystalline powder non Hazardous
Packing Net Wt. 50/25 KGS in HDPE Bags with Liner or as Required by Customer

Parameter Specification Typical Analysis
Purity as AlF3 95.00 PCT Min 96.00 PCT
Silica as SiO2 0.15 PCT Max 0.08 PCT
Phosphorous as P2O5 0.02 PCT Max 0.01 PCT
Iron as Fe2O3 0.03 PCT Max 0.01 PCT
Loss on ignition at 500°C  for 30 Minutes 1.00 PCT Max 0.5 - 0.8 PCT
Sulphate AS SO3 0.15 PCT Max 0.14 PCT
Aluminium oxide as Al2O3 By Difference By Difference
Bulk Density 750 Kgs /M3 Min 750 - 850 Kgs/M3

 

Sieve Analysis on ASTM Sieves (Microns)
+ 20 ( > 850 ) NIL 0
+ 100 ( > 150 ) 20% Max 5-10%
+ 200 ( >   75 ) 95% Max 70-90%
+ 325 ( >   45 ) 5% Max 0.5-3%

Application
  • As a flux in reducing the melting point of Alumina during the electrolytic process of producing Aluminium.
  • For making flux tablets to purify metal in foundries.

Safety Precautions
  • Store in a cool area away from acid.
  • Wash the contact area thoroughly with soap.
  • Handle carefully to avoid direct contact.