pickling acid

pickling acid

[′pik·liŋ ‚as·əd]
(chemistry)
Any of the acids used in pickling solutions, such as hydrochloric, sulfuric, nitric, phosphoric, or hydrofluoric acid.
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Business area Sandvik Materials Technology is participating as a pilot for the development of technology for the separation of metals from pickling acid and purification of rinsing water.
recovery plant) for pickling acid used in pickling hot-rolled steel at Rautaruukki's Raahe Mills.
Plant operators eliminated the hazards and expense of disposing of spent pickling acid by recycling it on the premises.