Can the isomerization of sulfuric acid yield fumaric acid?

Answer Substances which have the same chemical formula but a different arrangement of atoms are called isomers. Fumaric acid is not an isomer of sulfuric acid, since the two substances have different chem... Read More »

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Which is stronger: sulfuric acid or muriatic acid?

If the "strength" of an acid is defined as having a lower pH value in equal concentrations, then muriatic acid (hydrochloric acid) is stronger than sulfuric acid. The pH of sulfuric acid is 0.3 wh... Read More »

Safety Precautions for Sulfuric Acid?

Sulfuric acid is used in processes such as dehydrating synthetic detergents and manufacturing explosives and drugs, petroleum refining and metal processing, and is also a component of vehicle batte... Read More »

How much sulfuric acid is in a car battery?

There is about 35 percent sulfuric acid in a car battery. A car battery is a lead acid battery composed of plates of lead and lead dioxide, sitting in an electrolyte bath of 35 percent sulfuric aci... Read More »

How to Etch Steel With Sulfuric Acid?

Etching is a common technique used by artists to prepare a printing plate and obtain prints. Various metals may be used to prepare printing plates, including copper, zinc, aluminum or steel. Steel ... Read More »