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Chemical Economics Handbook

Aluminum Chemicals

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary8
Summary9
Alumina trihydrate 9
Aluminum sulfate13
Manufacturing processes15
Alumina trihydrate15
Activated aluminas16
Aluminum chlorides16
Aluminum sulfate17
Sodium aluminate18
Environmental issues19
Supply and demand by region20
Alumina trihydrate and activated (catalyst) aluminas20
United States20
Producing companies20
Salient statistics23
Consumption23
Flame retardant/fillers24
Zeolite catalysts and adsorbents/desiccants25
Detergent zeolites26
Water treating and paper chemicals26
Other27
Price27
Trade27
Canada29
Producing companies29
Salient statistics29
Consumption30
Price30
Trade31
Mexico32
Producing companies32
Salient statistics32
Consumption33
Trade33
Central and South America35
Producing companies35
Salient statistics37
Consumption37
Trade38
Western Europe39
Producing companies40
Salient statistics41
Production42
Consumption42
Aluminum fluoride44
Flame retardants and fillers45
Detergent zeolites47
Catalysts and desiccants47
Titanium dioxide coating47
Other48
Price48
Trade48
Central Europe50
Producing companies50
Salient statistics51
Consumption51
Trade52
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)54
Producing companies54
Salient statistics54
Consumption55
Trade56
Middle East58
Producing companies58
Trade58
Japan59
Producing companies59
Salient statistics60
Consumption61
Chemical applications62
Nonmetallurgical alumina64
Price64
Trade65
China65
Producing companies65
Salient statistics67
Consumption68
Aluminum fluoride68
Flame retardants70
Detergent zeolites71
Zeolite catalysts and desiccants71
Other71
Price71
Trade71
Other Asia and Oceania72
Producing companies72
Production74
Consumption74
Flocculants75
Aluminum fluoride75
Flame retardants and fillers75
Other76
Trade 76
Aluminum chlorides 76
United States 76
Producing companies 76
Salient statistics 78
Consumption 78
Anhydrous aluminum chloride 79
Hydrous aluminum chloride 80
Polyaluminum chloride 81
Aluminum chlorohydrate 81
Price 81
Trade 82
Canada 83
Producing companies 83
Salient statistics 84
Consumption 84
Price 84
Trade 85
Mexico 86
Producing companies 86
Salient statistics 86
Consumption 87
Trade 87
Central and South America 88
Producing companies 88
Salient statistics 90
Consumption 91
Price 91
Trade 92
Western Europe 93
Producing companies 93
Consumption 95
Anhydrous aluminum chloride 95
Hydrous aluminum chloride 97
Polyaluminum chloride 97
Price 98
Trade 98
Anhydrous aluminum chloride 98
Polyaluminum chloride 99
Central Europe 99
Producing companies 99
Consumption 100
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) 100
Producing companies 100
Consumption 101
Middle East and Africa 101
Producing companies 101
Consumption 102
Japan 102
Producing companies 102
Anhydrous aluminum chloride 102
Hydrous aluminum chloride 102
Polyaluminum chloride 102
Salient statistics 104
Consumption 105
Anhydrous aluminum chloride 105
Hydrous aluminum chloride 105
Polyaluminum chloride 105
Price 106
Trade 108
China 109
Producing companies 109
Salient statistics 111
Consumption 112
Anhydrous aluminum chloride 112
Hydrous aluminum chloride 113
Polyaluminum chloride 113
Price 113
Trade 114
Other Asia and Oceania 115
Aluminum sulfate 117
United States 117
Producing companies 117
Salient statistics 119
Consumption 120
Water treatment 121
Pulp and paper 121
Other 122
Price 122
Trade 124
Canada 125
Producing companies 125
Salient statistics 125
Consumption 126
Trade 127
Mexico 128
Producing companies 128
Salient statistics 129
Consumption 129
Trade 130
Central and South America 131
Producing companies 131
Salient statistics 132
Consumption 134
Trade 134
Western Europe 136
Producing companies 136
Salient statistics 137
Consumption 138
Price 139
Trade 139
Central Europe 141
Producing companies 141
Salient statistics 142
Consumption 142
Trade 142
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) 143
Producing companies 143
Salient statistics 144
Consumption 145
Trade 145
Japan 146
Producing companies 146
Salient statistics 148
Consumption 148
Price 150
Trade 150
China 152
Producing companies 152
Salient statistics 152
Consumption 153
Pulp and paper 153
Water treatment 153
Other 154
Price 154
Trade 154
Other Asia 155
Sodium aluminate 159
United States 159
Producing companies 159
Salient statistics 160
Consumption 160
Catalysts 161
Titanium dioxide pigments 161
Pulp and paper 161
Water treatment 161
Other 162
Price 162
Trade 162
Canada 164
Producing companies 164
Salient statistics 164
Consumption 164
Price 164
Trade 164
Mexico 165
Producing companies 165
Salient statistics 165
Consumption 166
Trade 166
Central and South America 167
Producing companies 167
Salient statistics 168
Consumption 169
Trade 169
Western Europe 169
Producing companies 169
Salient statistics 170
Consumption 170
Trade 171
Central Europe 171
Producing companies 171
Consumption 171
Trade 171
Japan 171
Producing companies 171
Salient statistics 172
Consumption 172
Price 172
Trade 172
China 173
Producing companies 173
Salient statistics 173
Consumption 174
Coating of titanium dioxide 174
Water treatment 174
Pulp and paper 175
Construction 175
Price 175
Trade 175
Other Asia 175
Bibliography 177

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