Cytec unveils new alumina trihydrate flocculants
Published: Monday, 07 December 2015
The mining chemicals specialist, which is currently finalising plans to merge with Solvay, has released a range of new speciality chemical products for the alumina industry.
US-based Cytec Industries Inc. has
launched a new range of alumina trihydrate (ATH) flocculants,
claiming its innovation optimises production and saves
ATH is predominantly produced through the
Bayer process where ground bauxite is digested in sodium
hydroxide and heated in pressurised tanks.
From this solution, finely divided red mud...