Airedale Chemical Ferric Sulphate holds the formula Fe2(SO4)3 and is the sulphate of trivalent iron. It is an inorganic chemical compound that is used for increasing the rate of sedimentation in wastewater cleaning processes.
Airedale Chemical Ferric Sulphate is also known by many synonyms including Combiron, Copperas, Ferobuff, Ferric Persulfate, green salts, and Slow Fe. It is made by treating Sulphuric Acid (Available from Airedale Chemical) with an oxidizing agent.
The chemical compound means it contains a total of three naturally occurring chemical elements. Before use in its myriad industrial applications, the solution is prepared through oxidation, converting the ferrous iron within its composition into ferric iron. Stable iron concentrations in the resulting compound run up to 14%
Airedale Chemical Ferric Sulphate has a 12.5% Iron content and is a dark reddish-brown solution with a slight odour
Other Names: Ferric Sulfate, Sulfuric Acid, iron(3+) salt (3:2), Iron(III) sulfate