Sulphuric Acid

Airedale Chemical Sulphuric Acid holds the formula H2SO4. It has a wide range of applications including domestic acidic drain cleaner, electrolyte in lead-acid batteries and various cleaning agents.

It is also a central substance in the chemical industry. Principal uses include mineral processing, fertilizer manufacturing, oil refining, wastewater processing and chemical synthesis.

For more technical product information download our free Sulphuric Acid MSDS.

Airedale Chemical Sulphuric Acid is a clear, colourless solution with no distinguishing odour. We are a leading Sulphuric Acid manufacturer and supplier and can facilitate orders including 25 litre, 200 litre, 1000 litre and bulk transfer. We are also a Sulphuric Acid distributor, covering the UK, Europe and Ireland with our dedicated distribution fleet of vehicles.

For more information on how Airedale Chemical can become your Sulphuric Acid supplier get in touch with an expert today.

Other Names: Oil of vitriol

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Agrochemical Agrochemical

Primary use in the “wet method” for the production of Phosphoric Acid (Also available at Airedale Chemical), used for manufacture of phosphate fertilizers – These are added to the soil to improve plant growth.

In agriculture farmers employ specialist contractors to spray their fields of potatoes with a solution of Sulphuric Acid before harvesting so that the green tops die back and blacken. This helps to dry out the stem and prevents them from becoming tangled in harvesting equipment.

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Detergent & Cleaning Detergent & Cleaning

Airedale Chemical manufactures and distributes a variety of Surfactants to a wide spectrum of brand leaders within cleaning chemical and detergent manufacture. Our chemicals are used within various cleaning solutions including household cleaning, laundry care, automotive cleaning, valet care and outdoor, specialist & industrial cleaning solutions. Core products for this market include Calcium Chloride, Formic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide and Sulphuric Acid.

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Food & Beverage Food & Beverage

Airedale Chemical manufactures and distributes a variety of Industrial Chemicals to all sectors of the Food and Beverage Market. We supply chemicals used in everything from preservatives, flavourings, sweeteners and emulsifying agents. Core chemicals available within the food & beverage market include Acetic Acid, Nitric Acid, Citric Acid and Potassium Tripolyphosphate (KTPP)

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Metal Processing Metal Processing

Used in large quantities by the iron and steel making industry to remove oxidation, rust and scaling from rolled sheet and billets prior to sale to the automobile and major appliances industry.

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Oil & Gas Oil & Gas

The process of refining crude oil requires the use of an acid as a catalyst and Sulphuric Acid is often used for this purpose.

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Paints & Coatings Paints & Coatings

Airedale Chemical manufactures and supplies a variety of chemical products for use within the Paints and Coatings industry. Our chemicals are used by some of the leaders in Paints and Coatings manufacture in the production of various paints and lacquer based products. Core products available for the paints and coatings market include Acetic Acid, Sodium Nitrate, Sodium Carbonate and Sodium Nitrate

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Personal Care Personal Care

Frequently the major ingredient in acidic drain cleaners used to remove grease, hair, tissue paper

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Plastics & Polymers Plastics & Polymers

Airedale Chemical manufactures and distributes a variety of chemical products for use within the ever growing Plastics & polymer industry. Our products are used across various chemical processes for plastic and polymer production, recycling and packaging manufacture. Core products available for the Plastics and polymer market include Antifoams, Citric Acid, Sodium Carbonate and Polyaluminium Chloride (PAC) .

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Textile Textile

Important in the manufacture of dyestuffs solutions.

Used for making nylon

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Wood Treatment Wood Treatment

Airedale Chemical manufactures and distributes a variety of chemicals for the Wood Treatment market. We supply chemicals for use in wood preservation, fire retardant treatments, wood fungicides, insecticides & more. Core products available for the Wood Treatment market include Magnesium Chloride, Ammonium Sulphate and Urea

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