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Definition of the noun aluminum oxide

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  1. any of various forms of aluminum oxide occurring naturally as corundum


Aluminum oxide is a drug ingredient.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Chromatography (2005)

by Jack Cazes

I51 Aluminum oxide, silica gel, and Fe(III)-impregnated silica gel plates were used as supports, whereas the mobile phase was water. The results are presented in Table 3. It was concluded that the hydroxy/oxide layer of iron and aluminum ...

Google previewThe Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia (2000)

by Charles Taylor

This ore is first turned into aluminum oxide by treatment with a strong alkali (see page 185). The oxide can then be split into the pure metal by electrolysis. The electrolysis bath becomes very hot ...

Google previewDictionary of Gems and Gemology (2013)

by Mohsen Manutchehr-Danai

aluminum oxide; a white or pink powder of ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers (2010)

by Jan W. Gooch

Aluminum Hydrate See ▷ Aluminum Oxide, Hydrated. Aluminum Ink See ▷ Silver Ink. Aluminum Isopropylate (Aluminum isopropoxide) Al[OCH(CH3)2]3. A white solid, crosslinking agent. Aluminum Mixing Varnish n Any of the vehicles for ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Inorganic Chemistry (2009)

by John Daintith

24H2O alumina See aluminum oxide. aluminate See aluminum hydroxide. aluminosilicate See silicates. aluminum A soft moderately reactive metal; the second element in group 13 (formerly IIIA) of the periodic table. Aluminum has ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemistry (2014)

by Andrew Hunt

aluminum oxide Al Structure ofa hydrated aluminum ion showing the octahedral arrangement of water molecules. This is the hexaaquoaluminate(m) ion. h2o h 2o soluble in water and precipitates as a white jellylike precipitate - hydrated ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Elements (2008)

Technical Data - History - Processing - Applications by Per Enghag

Nowadays synthetic cryolite is utilized, produced by dissolving aluminum oxide in hydrofluoric acid and addition of sodium carbonate. The cryolite has two properties, which have made it indispensable for the manufacture of aluminum metal: ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Materials, Parts and Finishes, Second Edition (2002)

by Mel Schwartz

Aluminum metal is produced by first extracting alumina (aluminum oxide) from the bauxite by a chemical process. The alumina is then dissolved in a molten electrolyte, and an electric current is passed through it, causing the metallic aluminum ...

Google previewThe Condensed Chemical Dictionary (1920)

A Reference Volume for All Requiring Quick Access to a Large Amount of Essential Data Regarding Chemicals, and Other Substances Used in Manufacturing and Laboratory Work by Francis Mills Turner

Derivation: By heating aluminum oxide and coke in an electric furnace. Grades: Technical. Containers: Iron drums. Uses: Generating methane. Fire hazard: Dangerous. Railroad shipping regulations: None. Aluminum Chloride* (a) Al2Cl6 ; ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Advanced Ceramic Materials (2012)

by R.J. Brook

Aluminum oxide (traditionally referred to as alumina) forms the basis of a very wide and important range of ceramic articles...

In coarse polycrystalline form, aluminum oxide is the major constituent (2 85%) of a range of high-density, highgrade ...

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