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Chapter 9 :

Substances in Industry

Sulphuric Acid
Sulphuric acid,H2SO4 is not just a common
chemical used in school laboratories.
It has many industrial uses.
Our batik industry, for example, requires the
use of sulphuric acid,H2SO4 in manufacturing
of dye used.

Use of sulphuric acid

Manufacture of dyes, pigment, paints
Manufacture of artificial fibres likes rayon,
Metallurgy : Cleaning metals
Manufacture of insecticides
As an electrolyte in car batteries
Leather tanning
Manufacture of detergent
Production of fertilisers