can nitric acid be stored in an aluminium container

Asked by vilasn68 | 17th Oct, 2008, 09:28: PM

Expert Answer:

Concentrations above 90% HNO3 are so strongly oxidizing that they do not react with the Aluminum oxide coating. Aluminum storage tanks for industrial sites have been used. hence they can be used for stroing nitric acid.

Answered by  | 17th Oct, 2008, 10:36: PM

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