ATH: a finely divided market
Published: Monday, 21 February 2011
The feedstock for countless alumina-based products, ATH faces a growing divide between commodity and speciality producers as companies look to define themselves in an ever-competitive world
Flushing out: ATH is the feedstock material for
an array of water treatment chemicals such as
aluminium sulphate, a primary flocculent in
municipal and industrial water treatment operations.
Alumina trihydrate (ATH; aluminium hydroxide, or hydrated
alumina) is the ultimate all-rounder; a feedstock material for
aluminium production, but also the starting...