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Nitric acid is obtained by an oxidation reaction of ammonia with a platinum catalyst producing nitrous gases which are absorbed by water. Nitric acid is produced in concentrations ranging from 53% to 69% and can be used in many different applications:

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  • Polyurethane: insulation, foams, paints.
  • Nitrocellulose: varnishes and paints, civil explosives, dyes.
  • Specialty chemicals.
  • Cleaning products for the agro-food industry.
  • Mineral treatment.

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Mode of application

For agricultural use, nitric acid can be applied directly to irrigation water by means of especially acid-resistant pumps. Due to the exothermic reaction caused by its dissolution in water, it promotes the solubility of other solid fertilisers, the incorporation of which, in contrast, may cause a drop in temperature.

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