inhibited acid

inhibited acid

[in′hib·əd·əd ′as·əd]
(petroleum engineering)
Acid used in an acid fracturing operation that has been treated chemically to diminish its corrosive effect on the piping while retaining its effectiveness in the fracturing process.
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W1 and W2 are the weight loss of mild steel coupon in free and inhibited acid chloride solutions respectively.