Adsorption of hydroxy organic compounds on alumina trihydrate

John F. Coyne*, Mark S. Wainwright, Noel W. Cant, Stephen C. Grocott

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    Abstract

    The adsorption of a range of hydroxy organic compounds on alumina trihydrate was studied in sodium aluminate solutions: Langmuir-type adsorption isotherms were observed. The greatest percentage of surface coverage was seen for sodium gluconate followed by mannitol and sodium tartrate. Batch precipitation measurements were conducted using alumina trihydrate as seed and a strong correlation was found between inhibition of precipitation and percentage surface coverage. This work has implications for theories of how alumina trihydrate yield is affected by Bayer liquor organics.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationLight Metals: Proceedings of Sessions, TMS Annual Meeting (Warrendale, Pennsylvania)
    Editors Anon
    PublisherPubl by Minerals, Metals & Materials Soc (TMS)
    Pages39-45
    Number of pages7
    ISBN (Print)0873392647
    Publication statusPublished - 1994
    EventProceedings of the 123rd TMS Annual Meeting on Light Metals - San Francisco, CA, USA
    Duration: 27 Feb 19943 Mar 1994

    Other

    OtherProceedings of the 123rd TMS Annual Meeting on Light Metals
    CitySan Francisco, CA, USA
    Period27/02/943/03/94

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