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Gregory W Blank
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      11-01-2004, 07:40 PM
Any idea what the percent is of regular car battery acid?
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      11-01-2004, 09:41 PM
"Gregory W Blank" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> Any idea what the percent is of regular car battery acid?


35 per cent Sulfuric Acid, or there abouts, in a proper 12 volts car
battery. What are you going to do with it?


 
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      11-01-2004, 11:08 PM
Alan Smithee wrote:

> "Gregory W Blank" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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>>Any idea what the percent is of regular car battery acid?

>
>
> 35 per cent Sulfuric Acid, or there abouts, in a proper 12 volts car
> battery. What are you going to do with it?
>
>


I suspect he needs a 10% solution for some photographic purpose
(pemanganate, dichromate, and copper sulfate bleach formulae all call
for X ml of sulfuric acid without calling out the strength, apparently
assuming we'll know what strength is "standard photographic" -- I've
wondered what %, molality, molarity, or normality I'd need 10 ml of).

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      11-01-2004, 11:37 PM
In article <G4yhd.88703$nl.86756@pd7tw3no>,
"Alan Smithee" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:

> "Gregory W Blank" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
> news:tiwhd.4680$pY6.4025@trnddc04...
>
> > Any idea what the percent is of regular car battery acid?

>
> 35 per cent Sulfuric Acid, or there abouts, in a proper 12 volts car
> battery. What are you going to do with it?


I figured it was about that, the guy at the auto battery supply said it
was somewhat stronger than vinegar. I figured since glacial acetic
is around 28% that this must be around the same. I am going to use it
to process control E6,.....if my Ph meter its functional.

Hum? I think that means I want a 3 to 1 ratio to get a 1% solution.
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      11-02-2004, 12:20 AM


Alan Smithee wrote:
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> "Gregory W Blank" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> > Any idea what the percent is of regular car battery acid?

>
> 35 per cent Sulfuric Acid, or there abouts, in a proper 12 volts car
> battery. What are you going to do with it?



yes, what... :-)
 
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      11-02-2004, 12:36 AM
Gregory W Blank wrote:

> In article <G4yhd.88703$nl.86756@pd7tw3no>,
> "Alan Smithee" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
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>>"Gregory W Blank" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
>>news:tiwhd.4680$pY6.4025@trnddc04...
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>>>Any idea what the percent is of regular car battery acid?

>>
>>35 per cent Sulfuric Acid, or there abouts, in a proper 12 volts car
>>battery. What are you going to do with it?

>
> Hum? I think that means I want a 3 to 1 ratio to get a 1% solution.


Huh?? If you have 35%, you'd need to dilute it 1:34 to get a 1% solution.

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      11-02-2004, 12:45 AM
In article <LEAhd.38417$(E-Mail Removed)> ,
Donald Qualls <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:

> > Hum? I think that means I want a 3 to 1 ratio to get a 1% solution.

>
> Huh?? If you have 35%, you'd need to dilute it 1:34 to get a 1% solution.


Something did not compute thanks.
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      11-02-2004, 12:51 AM


Gregory W Blank wrote:
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> In article <G4yhd.88703$nl.86756@pd7tw3no>,
> "Alan Smithee" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
>
> > "Gregory W Blank" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
> > news:tiwhd.4680$pY6.4025@trnddc04...
> >
> > > Any idea what the percent is of regular car battery acid?

> >
> > 35 per cent Sulfuric Acid, or there abouts, in a proper 12 volts car
> > battery. What are you going to do with it?

>
> I figured it was about that, the guy at the auto battery supply said it
> was somewhat stronger than vinegar. I figured since glacial acetic
> is around 28% that this must be around the same. I am going to use it
> to process control E6,.....if my Ph meter its functional.


I'd think there might be a question of purities (i.e.,
containing a number of unquanitifiable imputities.)
Probably better to use a reagent grade where the
normality (36N/100%) and purity is known.

Then again at the minute amount of 5N you use it might
be fine as long as you get the correct dilution.
>
> Hum? I think that means I want a 3 to 1 ratio to get a 1% solution.
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      11-02-2004, 12:56 AM
"Gregory W Blank" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> In article <LEAhd.38417$(E-Mail Removed)> ,
> Donald Qualls <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
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> > > Hum? I think that means I want a 3 to 1 ratio to get a 1% solution.

> >
> > Huh?? If you have 35%, you'd need to dilute it 1:34 to get a 1%

solution.
>
> Something did not compute thanks.


You're using new acid right. You're not dumping your car's battery into a
grad right? The car battery acid would have a lot of lead compounds in
solution I think.


 
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      11-02-2004, 01:05 AM
In article <qXAhd.90484$nl.60997@pd7tw3no>,
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> You're using new acid right. You're not dumping your car's battery into a
> grad right? The car battery acid would have a lot of lead compounds in
> solution I think.


Its fresh, and only cost two bucks.
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