Ferric & Non Ferric Alum are the two types of alums available. In comparison to ferric alum, non ferric alum is a more pure type of alum. Ferric alum is utilised in water treatment plants, whereas non ferric alum is employed in the pulp and paper sector. Water dissolves non-ferric alum. As a result, it can be employed as a chemical reagent in the purification of water. However, there may be primary environmental risks. In chemical analysis, it is employed as a chemical reagent. Non-ferric alum is also utilised as a loading material in the paper industry.