* Optional items: mortar pigment or colored grout, muriatic acid
and stone sealer
Another good test for the pH probe uses muriatic acid
. Gently take it out of the fitting tee or flow cell, and hold it a couple of inches over the acid tank.
Labels on the containers said they contained muriatic acid
, also called hydrochloric acid, which can cause permanent vision damage and severe burns if allowed to remain on eyes or skin.
Its identity as muriatic acid
was verified at the University of Virginia and at Yale (42).
This is done by power-washing, scrubbing with cleaners (such as trisodium phosphate--TSP), or applying a diluted mix of muriatic acid
Products Commonly Found in Clan Labs [*] Commercial Products Chemicals Hazards Battery Acid Sulfuric Acid Corrosive Acid Drain Cleaner Camera Batteries Lithium Water Reactive Coleman Fuel Petroleum Distillates Flammable Kerosene Lacquer Thinner Mineral Spirits Denatured Alcohol Mixture of Alcohols Flammable Epsom Salts Magnesium Sulfate Nonhazardous Heet Methyl Alcohol Flammable Iodine Crystals Iodine Irritant 7 percent Tincture of Iodine Muriatic Acid
Hydrochloric Acid Corrosive Acid Nonprescription Cold Medicine Ephedrine/Pseudoephedrine Nonhazardous Red Devil Lye Sodium Hydroxide Corrosive Base Road Flares Red Phosphorous Flammable Starting Fluid Ethyl Ether Explosive/Flammable (*.)This reflects only a partial list of products commonly found in clan labs.
Rubber, for example, offers considerable resistance to abrasion and chemicals, including most inorganic salts, alkalies and some organic chemicals, even muriatic acid
It is sold at most hardware stores under the name muriatic acid
, and costs only a dollar or so for a quart.
Sulfuric acid, muriatic acid
, lime arsenated soda, and dyes were used by textile companies and dumped into the waterways.
To aid adherence, floors were first etched with muriatic acid
. However, even with the additional step, the entire process was accomplished in-house.
Key to successful application of a basement wall waterproofer is preparation of the wall, which usually involves brushing with a metal brush, and applying a coat of muriatic acid
. Follow manufacturers, instructions carefully.
This time, scientists of the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute are set to conduct similar safety tests on soy sauce and fish sauce or patis following reports that some manufacturers are using hydrochloric or muriatic acid
to speed up fermentation processes.