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Chapter 15

Solubility of Solids in Bayer Liquors

The Bayer process1 involves the selective dissolution of Al(OH)3(gibbsite) and/or AlOOH (boehmite) in hot, concentrated caustic (NaOH) solution and the subsequent precipitation, on cooling, of purified gibbsite from the resulting supersaturated alkaline aluminate solutions (‘Bayer liquors’). This is...

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12 Feb 2007
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2007
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