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Manufacturing of alumina through Bayer process

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Manufacturing of alumina through Bayer process

Post  bejoy on Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:16 am

Alumina:
Alumina also known as Aluminium Oxide is an amphoteric oxide comprising of aluminium and oxygen. Alumina is symbolised as Al2O3. Alumina has the appearance of white solid like table salt.
Alumina has a boiling point of 2980 degree Celsius and melting point of 2040 degree Celsius. Its molar mass is 101.96 g/mol.

The Bayer Process:
Alumina is the main components of bauxite, so bauxite is refined in order to produce Alumina. The Bayer process is the principal way for producing alumina by refining Bauxite. Bauxite other than with 30-60percentage of aluminium oxide contains mixture of silica, iron oxides and titanium dioxide.

Bayer process of producing alumina can be divided into following four steps:
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