Airedale Chemical

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.

applications

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

Used for making nylon
Engineering - Usual acid catalyst for the conversion of cyclohexanone oxide to caprolactam,

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.

Personal Care - Frequently the major ingredient in acidic drain cleaners used to remove grease, hair, tissue paper
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.
The process of refining crude oil requires the use of an acid as a catalyst and Sulphuric Acid is often used for this purpose.
Important in the manufacture of dyestuffs solutions.

Used for making nylon
Engineering - Usual acid catalyst for the conversion of cyclohexanone oxide to caprolactam,

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.

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

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
Grade:
TECH
Appearance:
Colourless

Available in the following sizes

  • 25L Drum

  • 200L Drum

  • Bulk Transfer

Enquire an MSDS request

Keep up to date with the latest news and sign up to our mailing list

 

MSDS Request

Airedale Chemical will use the information you provide on this form purely to ensure you are issued with the correct technical specification and information. Your MSDS will be manually issued by a member of our sales team and your information will be stored securely for 12 months. See our Privacy Policy for more details.

*Required field

Cookies

This website uses cookies. You can read more information about why we do this, and what they are used for here.

Accept Decline