Sodium Aluminate

What is it?

Sodium Aluminate, NaAlO2, is a clear liquid that is light brown in colour. It is an important commercial inorganic chemical.

Where is it applied?

Sodium Aluminate can be used in a number of areas, for example :

  • Mineral processing: as a coating extender in the Titanium Dioxide Pigment Industry
  • Chemical manufacturing: as a feed material for white alumina trihydrate and zeolite production
  • A cement additive to accelerate setting.
  • Water treatment, as a coagulant aid to improve flocculation, and for removing dissolved silica
  • In the paper industry