Sulphuric Acid

What is it?

Sulphuric Acid, H2SO4, is commonly referred to as Oil of Vitriol or Brimstone Acid, and can be described as a clear water white solution. It is a strong mineral acid and is soluble in water at all concentrations.

Where is it applied?

On a world scale, Sulphuric Acid is produced in greater amounts than any other chemical, besides water. It can be applied in a number of industries, namely:

  • Agriculture - Production of Superphosphate
  • Mining - Heap Leaching
  • Chemical – Manufacture of numerous compounds
  • Batteries – As an electrolyte
  • Wastewater Processing