cryolite


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(sodium aluminum fluoride [NaAlF]), cryolite (krī´ōlīt),

n a fluoride often used as a flux in the manufacture of silicate cements.

cryolite

a naturally occurring mineral, sodium aluminum fluoride, May be a source of fluorine poisoning if the mineral is used industrially.
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Although cryolite was predominantly used in these experiments, experiments were also conducted in glass beads (using identical setups) to compare both material responses and the worm behaviors.
Cryolite salts was added as activator and reacting with [Al.
If they can be used instead of molten cryolite, they could dramatically reduce a smelter's energy needs.
Anxious to safeguard its supply of cryolite (essential for the manufacture of aluminum) from the mine at Ivigtut, the United States government readily agreed and dispatched James Penfield, the first United States consul to Greenland.
The alumina is dissolved in cryolite and zapped with an electric current to produce molten aluminum.
Ross Hodson, 23, from Newcastle, will now spend the next four years conducting his PhD on `The effects of particulate cryolite on marine invertebrates'.
Lines covered in the deal include salts, sulphur (except sublimed, precipitated and colloidal sulphur), natural graphite, quartz, silica and quartz sands, kaolin or other kaolinitic clays, bentonite, decolourising earths and Fuller's earth, fire-clay, andalusite, mullite, chamotte, microdol, natural calcium phosphates, natural barium sulphate, natural barium carbonate, gypsum, white asbestos, talc, natural arsenite, strontianite (not stronitium oxide), natural cryolite and chiolite, fluorspar, vermiculite, perlite and chlorites (unexpanded), and others.
While low cost commodity products such as aluminum fluoride and cryolite benefit from an expanding global aluminum industry, high priced inorganic fluorine gases ate finding increasing use in etching and cleaning applications in the electronics industry.
Graphite mines were established in the 19th century, and a 20th-century cryolite mine at Ivittuut propelled the global development of the aluminium industry.
Metallic aluminium is produced by the electrolytic reduction of alumina, which is produced from bauxite and in this process alumina dissolved in cryolite is emitted together with gas containing F.
It is an archetype because it has been used since 1890 in the extraction of aluminium from molten cryolite melts at 900[degrees]C as the Soderburg electrode, the anode reaction being in two steps:
Material safety data sheets of the patient's work revealed potential for exposure to the following substances: phenolic resins, teflon, calcium oxide, graphite, nickel, copper, silicon carbide, aluminum oxide, silver, chromium, magnesium oxide, tin, glass, cryolite, silica, iron, tungsten, tungsten carbide, phosphorus, and cobalt.