What is Ammonium chloride and what are its usage?Ammonium chloride had a molecular weight of 53.5 and ammonia salt is other names of this substance. It is a white powder that tastes cool, salty, and sometimes spicy. It is soluble in water and glycerin and slightly soluble in alcohol. Solutions of ammonium chloride are mildly acidic. Sal ammoniac is a name of the natural, mineralogical form of it. The mineral is commonly formed on burning coal dumps from condensation of coal-derived gases. It is also found around some types of volcanic vents. It is mainly used as fertilizer and a flavoring agent in some types of liquor ice. It is the product from the reaction of hydrochloric acid and ammonia. and it is sublimated at 350 ° C. This substance has acidic properties due to having CL ion. It can be received in three physical states: liquid, Steam and solid.
Specification of Ammonium chloride:The chemical formula is NH4Cl and its scientific name is it. Ammonium chloride, or solid crystalline salt ,which is colorless and odorless and tastes disgusting. The solution dissolves well in hot water. It is a mild acid. Ammonium chloride is an acidic agent that is expectorant and diuretic.
Usages of ammonium chloride:It using in oil well drilling fluid, electronic and battery parts, medine, agreeculter 1.agriculture It is used in agriculture as a source of nitrogen in fertilizers, which is mostly used for rice, wheat and legumes. 2.electronic Also used in the electronics industry as an engraver to make printed circuits and to aid in soldering. 3.Animal medicine Meanwhile is used in veterinary medicine to prevent the formation of urinary stones in goats, cattle and sheep. The most common use of it is in dry cell batteries as an electrolyte. It is coated as a flux in the preparation of metals into tin and used in the textile and leather industries, fireworks, detergent shampoos, hairdryers and bleaches 4. oil well drilling It is using in oil well drilling fluid systems
Analysis and data sheet of solid crystalline salt
|2||Vapor density||1.9(vs air)|
|3||Vapor pressure||1 mmHg (160 4 °C)|
|6||PH||4.5-5.8(25 °C, 5%)|
|7||mp||340 °C (subl)(ht)|