Hydrofluoric acid – Uses of Hydrofluoric acid

It is mainly used for the manufacture of fluorinated organic compounds, inorganic fluorides in the processing of uranium, and in the oil industry as an alkylation catalyst.

In aqueous solution, the fluoure hydrogen is used particularly in the following activities:
– Metal industry: stripping and polishing of steels and other metals
– Electronics industry: surface treatment of electronic components
– Glass industry: engraving, polishing glass, crystal, quartz purification
– Construction industry: cleaning of facades
– Analytical chemistry …

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