PAF (KAIF4)

PAF (KAlF4) a complex fluoride salt of potassium and aluminium. It serves as an alternative to conventional fluoride salts for a variety of applications.

Description

Usage

  • Used as a fluxing agent in the smelting of secondary aluminium
  • Used to reduce or remove the magnesium content of the smelt
  • Glass producers use the PAF for opacification, or to cloud the glass, giving it a milky white color

Benefits

  • The addition of fluoride enhances the general performance of the salt flux
  • Improves metal purity
  • Separates metals from oxide and dross and prevents incendiary burning of the aluminum