Aluminum

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Aluminum

The most abundant metal in the crust of the Earth. Because it is not very dense and is resistant to corrosion, it has a wide variety of commercial uses, notably in transportation, packaging, and construction. It is also used in home appliances. Aluminum is also spelled aluminium, especially in countries where British English predominates.
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"When aluminum chloride gets close to water, it soaks it up and thickens it," said Dr.
Unlike the two coagulants alum and ferric chloride, poly aluminum chloride is not sensitive to water temperature changes and remaining turbidity fluctuations are not seen.
"Many insurance companies consider treatment of hyperhidrosis with iontophoresis or botulinum toxin medically necessary when topical aluminum chloride or other extra-strength antiperspirants are ineffective or result in irritation," he noted.