Synonyms : Sulfuric Acid Commercial - 60%, 70%, 72%, 72.9%, 77%, 78%, 91.7%, 98%, 98.5%; Alkylation Acid; Oil of Vitriol; Dipping Acid; Sulphuric Acid Concentrated; Sulfuric acid 1:1 .
Our Sulfuric Acid comes in Purity of 98%.
Sulphuric Acid acid use in mining:
- Lixiviant for uranium and nickel. Cyanide destruction in gold mining.
- In flotation Used when flotation needs to be at a lower pH.
Other uses: Manufacture of fertilizers, explosives, battery acid, dyes, drugs, detergents, adhesives, plastics, and paints, in electroplating, in tanning, and in the purification of petroleum.
Sulphuric Acid is a highly corrosive extremely strong mineral acid which is colorless to slightly yellow in water.
Sulphuric Acid has a wide range of other industrial applications in the mining and general manufacturing industries. These include:
- Manufacturing of STP, TTP used in making phosphate based fertilizers
- Electrolyte in lead-acid batteries
- Waste water processing in oil, detergent manufacturing plants
- Water treatment plants – for pH correction
- Extensive use in platinum and base metal refinery plants.
- Digestion of wire wool in gold processing plants
- Electrolyte in nickel refining
In gold processing, loaded wire wool is digested by pouring sulphuric acid over it. The resultant cake formed after dewatering is fluxed before smelting to produce gold.
Sulphuric Acid Logistics within Africa - The Copperbelt- Zambia & DR. Congo
Kemcore supplies Sulphuric acid to mines in the Copperbelt via rail tankers, ISO tanks & road tankers. For more information please see here
Pricing Information for Copperbelt (Zambia or D.R Congo) customers
-US$135/ton EX-works- South Africa.
-US$450/ton DAP Zambia
-US$580- 600 DAP site - D.R Congo
-Minimum Order QTY: 500tons.
Rail Tank Cars
Kemcore uses top-discharge tank cars for rail shipments.
ISO tanks on the Flat bed rail.
Kemcore uses top-discharge ISO tanks for flat bed rail shipments. Iso tanks to carry sulphuric acid have a capacity to carry 25 tons at a time.
Molecular Formula: : H2SO4
Cas Number: 7664-93-9;8014-95-7;17107-61-8
Form: Oily Liquid
Appearance : Dense, oily liquid; colorless to dark brown depending on purity
Boiling point: 290 °C
Melting/freezing point: :10 °C
Specific gravity: ca. 1.5-1.85 @20°C
Flash point: 1500 °C
- Transport-UN 1830
- Hazard Class No. :8 Corrosive
- Packing Group: II
- HS Code: 280700
2- STORAGE & HANDLING & HANDLING
Store in a cool, dry, well ventilated place and out of direct sunlight. Store away from foodstuffs. Store away from incompatible materials . Keep containers closed when not in use - check regularly for spills.
35 kg drums
250 kg drums
4- Environmental impact
Download our Sulphuric Acid 98% msds for more safety and handling information.