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Muriatic acid is considered concentrated Hydrochloric acid. At STP the maximum soluble concenration is about 37.5% HCl. You will usually titrate it to 36% HCl and as low as 34% HCl. Concentrated muriatic acid is always evaporating HCl gas and the concentration is always dropping. For most purposes like "pool cleaning" they cut it to 17% HCl and still call it muriatic acid. Muriatic should have 65% water by weight on average for the concentrated stuff and 83% water by weight for the weaker stuff.

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Muriatic acid is used to reduce Ph


What is muriatic acid substance or mixture?

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Is Sulfuric acid is a known muriatic acid?

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How do you lower water pH?

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Does sulfuric acid is known like muriatic acid?

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Can i use muratic acid to help a pine tree?

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Muriatic acid and ammonia?

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Muriatic acid is also known as what?

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What cleans stone?

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