The Manufacture of sulphuric acid

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ZIMSEC O Level Combined Science Notes: The production of sulphuric acid

  • Sulphuric acid is produced using the Contact process
  • In Zimbabwe there is a sulphuric acid production plant at Zimphos in Harare
  • Sulpher or iron pyrites (iron sulphide) is roasted to form sulphur dioxide
  • The word equation for roasting iron pyrites is:
  • \text{iron sulphide+oxygen}\rightarrow\text{iron oxide+sulpher dioxide}
  • The word […]