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11497 Aluminum fluoride, anhydrous, 99+%

CAS Number
7784-18-1
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
11497-03 1g 17.70
11497-09 10g 79.30
11497-18 50g 290.00
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Aluminum fluoride, anhydrous, 99+%

MDL
MFCD00003426
EINECS
232-051-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
AlF3
Formula Weight
83.98
Form
Powder
Melting point
1291° subl.
Density
2.882
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Practically insoluble in water. Sparingly soluble in acids and alkalies.

Applications

In ceramics, as flux in metallurgy, in aluminum manufacture, as inhibitor of fermentation, as catalyst in organic reactionsAluminum fluoride is used in the smelting process to lower the melting point of electrolytes, production of aluminum silicates, refining of aluminum scarp, production of specialty refractory products, and in glass industry as filler. It is used as flux ingredient to remove magnesium.

Notes

Store in a tightly closed container away from air, moisture and heat. Incompatible with strong acids such as hydrochloric acid, sulfuric acid and nitric acid.

Literature References

Machynskyy, O.; Srebowata, A.; Kemnitz, E.; Karpiński, Z. Hydrodechlorination of Carbon Tetrachloride and 1,2-Dichloroethane on Palladium Nanoparticles Supported on Metal Fluorides. Int. J. Green Energy. 2015, 12 (8), 780-786.

Lee, Y.; Dumont, J. W.; Cavanagh, A. S.; George, S. M. Atomic Layer Deposition of AlF3 Using Trimethylaluminum and Hydrogen Fluoride. J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119 (25), 14185-14194.

Other References

Merck
14,339
Harmonized Tariff Code
2826.12
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
BD0725000

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