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Nitric
Acid

Essentially an aqueous solution of nitric acid (HNO3) in the form of a clear colourless to pale yellow, fuming, corrosive liquid with a pungent odour used mainly in ANS production.

Technical Specifications

NA 60%: The material is a clear, colourless to pale yellow, fuming liquid, free from visible impurities and sediments. NA 96%: The material is a clear, colourless to pale yellow, fuming liquid, free from visible impurities and sediments.


Benefits & Features

Benefits

  • Conveniently situated in the industrial hub of Gauteng, South Africa
  • NA 96% grades available for niche applications
  • Consistent product quality

Features

  • Commodity product
  • Consistently superior quality
  • Demineralised water used in the manufacture process
  • 96% grade products are exclusively offered by AEL Mining Services.


Application

Manufacture of ANS and other industrial chemicals


Special Precautions

  • Full protective clothing and a face shield should be worn when handling Nitric Acid
  • It is highly corrosive and attacks most metals vigorously
  • It is also a powerful oxidising agent that can react violently with organic substances.


Product Range

Available in the following range:

  • Nitric Acid 96%
  • Nitric Acid 60%


Packaging

Bulk road tankers


Transport (UN Classification)

Class 8, UN No 2031 (60%); 2032 (96%), Corrosive Material OXIDISING AGENT.

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