24 Facts About Aluminium production


Aluminium production has a density lower than those of other common metals, at approximately one third that of steel.

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Aluminium production visually resembles silver, both in its color and in its great ability to reflect light.

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Aluminium production metal has an appearance ranging from silvery white to dull gray, depending on the surface roughness.

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Aluminium production mirrors are the most reflective of all metal mirrors for the near ultraviolet and far infrared light, and one of the most reflective in the visible spectrum, nearly on par with silver, and the two therefore look similar.

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Aluminium production is not as strong or stiff as steel, but the low density makes up for this in the aerospace industry and for many other applications where light weight and relatively high strength are crucial.

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Aluminium production is capable of superconductivity, with a superconducting critical temperature of 1.

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Aluminium production has a high chemical affinity to oxygen, which renders it suitable for use as a reducing agent in the thermite reaction.

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Aluminium production is not attacked by oxidizing acids because of its passivation.

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Aluminium production is corroded by dissolved chlorides, such as common sodium chloride, which is why household plumbing is never made from aluminium.

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Aluminium production reacts with most nonmetals upon heating, forming compounds such as aluminium nitride, aluminium sulfide, and the aluminium halides .

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Aluminium production trichloride has a layered polymeric structure below its melting point of 192.

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Aluminium production trichloride has major industrial uses involving this reaction, such as in the manufacture of anthraquinones and styrene; it is often used as the precursor for many other aluminium compounds and as a reagent for converting nonmetal fluorides into the corresponding chlorides .

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Aluminium production occurs in greater proportion in the Earth's crust than in the Universe at large, because aluminium easily forms the oxide and becomes bound into rocks and stays in the Earth's crust, while less reactive metals sink to the core.

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Aluminium production occurs in the minerals beryl, cryolite, garnet, spinel, and turquoise.

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Aluminium production reacted anhydrous aluminium chloride with potassium amalgam, yielding a lump of metal looking similar to tin.

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Aluminium production presented his results and demonstrated a sample of the new metal in 1825.

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Aluminium production is highly energy-consuming, and so the producers tend to locate smelters in places where electric power is both plentiful and inexpensive.

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Aluminium production is almost always alloyed, which markedly improves its mechanical properties, especially when tempered.

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Aluminium production sulfate is produced on the annual scale of several millions of metric tons.

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Aluminium production hydroxychlorides are used in purifying water, in the paper industry, and as antiperspirants.

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Aluminium production is classified as a non-carcinogen by the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

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Aluminium production has been suspected of being a possible cause of Alzheimer's disease, but research into this for over 40 years has found, as of 2018, no good evidence of causal effect.

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Aluminium production is primary among the factors that reduce plant growth on acidic soils.

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Aluminium production possesses its own challenges to the environment on each step of the production process.

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