Alumina is characterized as a white, powdery substance produced from bauxite by a chemical process during which aluminum oxide is extracted from the ore. Between four and five tonnes of bauxite are required to produce about two tonnes of alumina, which yield one tonne of aluminum.

-see also:
"Alumina" is in the NAICS Code "33131"
  Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing

"Alumina" is in the CPC Code "41432"
  Alumina (aluminium oxide), except artificial corundum

"Alumina" is in the UNSPSC Code "12352311"
  Alumina and other aluminum compounds

Ref: 120930/2006-09-25

Alumina refers to aluminum oxide produced from bauxite by an intricate chemical process. It is a white powdery material that looks like granulated sugar. Alumina is an intermediate step in the production of aluminum from bauxite and is also a valuable chemical on its own.

-see also:
"Alumina" is in the NAICS Code "3313"
  (Alumina and Aluminum Production and ProcessingAlumina and Aluminum Production and Processing)


"Alumina" is in the CPC Code "41432"
  Alumina (aluminium oxide), except artificial corundum

"Alumina" is in the UNSPSC Code "12352311"
  Alumina and other aluminum compounds

Ref: 86357/2006-09-14


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