Ferric Chloride

Airedale Chemical Ferric Chloride holds the formula FeCl3 and is an industrial scale commodity chemical compound.

Generally Airedale Chemical Ferric Chloride is used as a flocculants in sewage treatment and drinking water production and as an etchant for copper-based metals in printed circuit boards.

Ferric Chloride Solution is a reddish/brown colour with a slightly acidic odour and a boiling point of 105 -110°C.

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Metal Processing Metal Processing

Used by knife craftsmen and sword smiths to stain blades, as to give a contrasting effect to the metal, and to view metal layering or imperfections.

Used to test the pitting and crevice corrosion resistance of stainless steels and other alloys.

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Photographic Photographic

Necessary for the etching of photogravure plates for printing photographic and fine art images in intaglio

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Power & Energy Power & Energy

Airedale Chemical manufactures and distributes a variety of industrial chemicals from our comprehensive range, supplying to some of the leaders in Power and Energy. Core products available within this market include Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) , Potassium Chloride and Sodium Acetate.

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Recycling & Waste Recycling & Waste

Airedale Chemical manufactures and distributes a variety of chemical solids and solutions to all areas of the Recycling & Waste market. We supply chemical solutions for some of the leaders in waste management and recycling used in the facilitation of hazardous waste, food waste recycling, single stream recycling and more. Core products available for the Recycling & Waste market include Sodium Hydrosulphite, Sodium Hydroxide, Aluminium Sulphate and Sodium Sulphate

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Technology Technology

Used to make printed circuit boards (PCBs)

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Utilities Utilities

Airedale Chemical manufactures and distributes chemical solutions and solids to most UK’s brand leaders in Water Utility. As one of the country’s largest distributors of Phosphoric Acid we now supply over 33,000 tonne into the UK market establishing ourselves as one of the primary supply partners in UK Water Utility. Other core products we sell within the Utility market include Sodium Bisulphite, Manganese Nitrate, Potassium Chloride and Polyaluminium Chloride (PAC)

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Water Treatment Water Treatment

Sewage Treatment

Drinking Water production

Used in water and wastewater treatment to precipitate phosphate

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