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What is brick acid - brick acid is an effective and strong brick cleaner

What Is Brick Acid?

Brick acid is an extremely powerful cleaner for the building trade that, as the name suggests, removes tough debris and stains from bricks. With hydrochloric acid as its base, brick acid effectively dissolves the alkaline brick mortar. Brick acid is hydrogen chloride (HCl) dissolved in water. Liquid in appearance, it has a pungent odour, is completely miscible with water, and [...]

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What are buffer solutions

Uses of Buffer Solutions

In last week’s article, we explored what buffer solutions are, and we’re taking it one step further this week as we look at uses of buffer solutions. To briefly recap, buffer solutions are aqueous solutions of a weak acid with its conjugate base, or a weak base with its conjugate acid. Buffer solutions are incredibly useful as they have the [...]

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Uses of buffer solutions - pH balancing

What Are Buffer Solutions?

Buffer solutions are aqueous solutions of a weak acid with its conjugate base, or a weak base with its conjugate acid. Buffer solutions are incredibly useful as they have the ability to maintain a stable pH balance and resist change, even when a strong base or acid is introduced. pH is a measure of hydrogen (H+) ions in a [...]

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Uses of sulphuric acid - to make fertiliser for crops

What Are the Uses of Sulphuric Acid?

Sulphuric acid is the most widely produced chemical in the world, simply because it has so many uses. We’ll look at a few key uses of sulphuric acid, including its use as a fertiliser, cleaning product, and in batteries. What Is Sulphuric Acid? Sulphuric acid (H2SO4) is a strong mineral acid made up of sulphur, hydrogen, and oxygen. It has a [...]

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