6.18 What is the role of cryolite in the metallurgy of aluminium?

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M manish

The main purpose of adding cryolite(Na_{3}AlF_{6}) in metallurgy of aluminium is-

  • To increase the electrical conductivity of the alumina Al_{2}O_{3} 
  • To decrease the melting point of the mixture

 

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