how to make acids from using everyday materials

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Offline Mr Andrew

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how to make acids from using everyday materials
« on: 27/05/2006 18:53:25 »
I am wondering how to make nitric or sulphuric acid from everyday materials. I know you can take sulpuhur and burn it in air to form SO2 which then, as a solid, can be heated again to form SO3 which reacts with water to form H2SO4. I guess i really want to know where to get sulphur from everyday materials.

I'm stumped, if anybody has an idea it would help a lot![:D]

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Re: how to make acids from using everyday materials
« Reply #1 on: 28/05/2006 02:57:09 »
Sulfur? Try your nearest plant and gardening store.
 

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Re: how to make acids from using everyday materials
« Reply #2 on: 29/05/2006 14:27:36 »
Is it possible to make your own sulphur? Minimal spending on my part would be nice.

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