Thursday, April 9, 2009

contact process- IGCSE/GCSE NOTES

The contact process is the name given to the process by which sulphuric acid is produced. Sulphuric acid has many uses such as the manufacturing of:
Paints / Pigments
Soaps / Detergents
Fertilisers The following reactions are involved:
S (s) + O2 (g) ----> SO2 (g) (sulphur dioxide)
2SO2 (g) + O2 (g) ----> 2SO3 (g) (sulphur trioxide)

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