All Blog Posts about ‘Alumina’

Alumina: Processes and Uses

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pelletized (Pelletised) Alumina

Alumina, or Aluminum Oxide (Al2O3) is a chemical compound primarily known for its use in the production of aluminum – a metal slated for significant growth in the advance toward a low-carbon economy.   Prices of alumina have soared by 56% on the back of shutdowns Continue reading →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: The Gypsum Wallboard Market, Processing & Uses of Alumina, and the Benefits of Pin Mixers in Pelletizing Limestone

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Gypsum Wallboard Market Seeing Significant Growth Gypsum Wallboard Market Seeing Significant Growth looks at the factors behind the growing demand for gypsum Continue reading →

 

Red Mud: A Wealth of Opportunity for Metal Recovery

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Red Mud Metal Recovery

Red mud, also commonly called bauxite residue, is a waste product left over from the Bayer process, in which alumina is extracted from bauxite ore. Produced in mass quantities (estimates hover around 1-2 tons of red mud per ton of alumina produced), red mud has Continue reading →

 

The Transformation of Bauxite to Aluminum (and the Products in Between)

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

The Transformation of Bauxite to Aluminum and the Products in Between

With applications in everything from energy, infrastructure, and aerospace, to automotive, packaging, and more, aluminum has become a cornerstone of modern society. Aluminum’s widespread use might infer ease of accessibility, but such is not the case; aluminum is not found freely in nature, requiring the Continue reading →

 

R&D Around Driving Value from Red Mud Increases

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Research Around Red Mud an Aluminum Industry Focus

Red mud is a byproduct of aluminum production, in which alumina is extracted from bauxite ore via the Bayer process. Unfortunately, for each ton of aluminum produced, around 1-2 tons of red mud are also produced, creating a massive amount of industrial waste to manage. Continue reading →

 


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