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Potassium Tetrafluoroaluminate

CAS #:

Linear Formula:

KAlF4

MDL Number:

MFCD00049649

EC No.:

238-485-8

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(2N) 99% Potassium Tetrafluoroaluminate
K-TFAL-02
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(3N) 99.9% Potassium Tetrafluoroaluminate
K-TFAL-03
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(4N) 99.99% Potassium Tetrafluoroaluminate
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(5N) 99.999% Potassium Tetrafluoroaluminate
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Potassium Tetrafluoroaluminate Properties

Compound Formula

KAlF4

Molecular Weight

142.07

Appearance

White powder

Melting Point

>600 °C

Boiling Point

N/A

Density (Theoretical)

2.9 g/cm3

Exact Mass

141.938858

Monoisotopic Mass

141.938858

Potassium Tetrafluoroaluminate Health & Safety Information

Signal Word N/A
Hazard Statements N/A
Hazard Codes N/A
Transport Information N/A
MSDS / SDS

About Potassium Tetrafluoroaluminate

Potassium Tetrafluoroaluminate is a water insoluble Aluminum source for use in oxygen-sensitive applications, such as metal production. In extremely low concentrations (ppm), fluoride compounds are used in health applications. Fluoride compounds also have significant uses in synthetic organic chemistry. They are commonly also used to alloy metal and for optical deposition. Certain fluoride compounds can be produced at nanoscale and in ultra high purity forms. Potassium Tetrafluoroaluminate is generally immediately available in most volumes. Ultra high purity and high purity compositions improve both optical quality and usefulness as scientific standards. Nanoscale elemental powders and suspensions, as alternative high surface area forms, may be considered. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Potassium Tetrafluoroaluminate Synonyms

Potassium aluminum fluoride; Potassium aluminum tetrafluoride; Potassium tetrafluoroaluminate(1-); Aluminate(1-), tetrafluoro-, potassium, (T-4)-

Potassium Tetrafluoroaluminate Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula

KAlF4

Pubchem CID

21889320

MDL Number

MFCD00049649

EC No.

238-485-8

IUPAC Name

aluminum; potassium; tetrafluoride

SMILES

[F-].[F-].[F-].[F-].[Al+3].[K+]

InchI Identifier

InChI=1S/Al.4FH.K/h;4*1H;/q+3;;;;;+1/p-4

InchI Key

SKFYTVYMYJCRET-UHFFFAOYSA-J

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Elements

Elemental PotassiumSee more Potassium products. Potassium (atomic symbol: K, atomic number: 19) is a Block S, Group 1, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 39.0983. The number of electrons in each of Potassium's shells is [2, 8, 8, 1] and its electron configuration is [Ar] 4s1. The potassium atom has a radius of 227.2 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 275 pm. Potassium was discovered and first isolated by Sir Humphrey Davy in 1807. Potassium is the seventh most abundant element on earth. It is one of the most reactive and electropositive of all metals and rapidly oxidizes. As with other alkali metals, potassium decomposes in water with the evolution of hydrogen because of its reacts violently with water, it only occurs in nature in ionic salts.Potassium Bohr Model In its elemental form, potassium has a silvery gray metallic appearance, but its compounds (such as potassium hydroxide) are more frequently used in industrial and chemical applications. The origin of the element's name comes from the English word 'potash,' meaning pot ashes, and the Arabic word qali, which means alkali. The symbol K originates from the Latin word kalium.

See more Aluminum products. Aluminum (or Aluminum) (atomic symbol: Al, atomic number: 13) is a Block P, Group 13, Period 3 element with an atomic weight of 26.9815386. It is the third most abundant element in the earth's crust and the most abundant metallic element. Aluminum Bohr Model Aluminum's name is derived from alumina, the mineral from which Sir Humphrey Davy attempted to refine it from in 1812. It wasn't until 1825 that Aluminum was first isolated by Hans Christian Oersted. Aluminum is a silvery gray metal that possesses many desirable characteristics. It is light, nonmagnetic and non-sparking. It stands second among metals in the scale of malleability, and sixth in ductility. It is extensively used in many industrial applications where a strong, light, easily constructed material is needed. Elemental AluminumAlthough it has only 60% of the electrical conductivity of copper, it is used in electrical transmission lines because of its light weight. Pure aluminum is soft and lacks strength, but alloyed with small amounts of copper, magnesium, silicon, manganese, or other elements it imparts a variety of useful properties. Aluminum was first predicted by Antoine Lavoisierin 1787 and first isolated by Friedrich Wöhler in 1827.

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