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Almost all aluminium is manufactured using the continuous Hall-Heroult process in which aluminium oxide is electrolysed (5.0v) in a solvent of molten cryolite.Various additives: aluminium fluoride, calcium fluoride, lithium carbonate, magnesium fluoride, etc., act by reducing the melting point and increasing the electrical conductivity of the melt.The graphite anode electrodes are oxidised by the oxygen generated.
W. Büchner, R. Schliebs, G. Winter, K.H. Büchel, Industrial Inorganic Chemistry, VCH, 1989
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