Uses of Ammonia Chemistry Notes

Uses of Ammonia Chemistry Notes

Uses of Ammonia :

Some important uses of ammonia are as follows:

  • Ammonia is used to manufacture nitrogenous fertilizers like ammonium nitrate, urea, ammonium phosphate, ammonium sulphate etc.
  • Liquid ammonia is used as a refrigerant.
  • As a cleansing agent for removing grease etc.
  • In Solvay’s process it is used in manufacture of sodium carbonate and sodium bicarbonate.
  • It is used in production of artificial silk.
  • A mixture of ammonium nitrate and aluminium powder is used as explosive under the name Amonal.
  • A mixture of ammonium nitrate and trinitrotoluene is used as an explosive under the trade name Amatol.

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