Aluminum Sulphate is a water soluble chemical compound which finds application as coagulating agent in drinking water purification. It is known to have chemical formula Al2(SO4)3 and molecular mass of 342.15 g/mol in anhydrous form. This compound also finds application as a mordant in dyeing & printing textiles industry. It is also utilized for reducing pH of garden soil to support growth of certain plants. Aluminum Sulphate can be industrially synthesized by adding aluminum hydroxide to sulfuric acid.
Appears as white crystalline solid
Hygroscopic in nature
Has melting point of 770 degrees Celsius