Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 8th Standard
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Which are the industrial uses of acids? - Science

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Which are the industrial uses of acids?

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Solution

Industrial uses of acid are :

  1. Sulphuric acid is used in manufacturing fertilizers such as superphosphate, ammonium sulphate etc.
  2. Sulphuric acid is used in the manufacture of dyes.
  3. Nitric acid is used in the manufacture of paints.
  4. Sulphuric acid is used in the manufacture of drugs.
  5. Sulphuric acid is used in the manufacture of explosives.
  6. Sulphuric acid is used in batteries, which is used in cars etc.
  7. Tannic acid is used in the manufacture of ink and leather.
  8. Hydrochloric acid is used for making aqua regia, which is used to dissolve noble metals such as gold and platinum.
  9. Sulphuric acid is used in the manufacture of jet fuel, kerosene and leather.
Concept: Acids
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Balbharati General Science 8th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 12 Introduction to Acid and Base
Exercise | Q 5.4 | Page 88
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