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How to prepare Potassium Nitrate (KNO3) using Nitric Acid (HNO3) for industrial purpose? Answered

I know the reaction is KCl + HNO3 gives KNO3 + HCl; but please let me know what are the rxn temperature, more about the reaction parameters etc.

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steveastroukBest Answer (author)2013-05-06

If you have to ask the question, should you be messing around with this chemistry ?

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vardhan17 (author)steveastrouk2013-05-06

Why would I mess around with the chemistry.
KNO3 has got a significant use for fertilizer industry.

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steveastrouk (author)vardhan172013-05-07

Get it wrong, you could demolish a fair area.

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guineap (author)steveastrouk2016-01-22

What do you mean? It's just an oxidize, not an explosive.

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steveastrouk (author)guineap2016-01-23

As others point out, its a precursor for explosive chemistries.

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rickharris (author)vardhan172013-05-06

And a lot of other less harmless uses!

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steveastrouk (author)Kiteman2013-05-07

I love the smell of napalm in the morning.....

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Josehf Murchison (author)2013-05-07

It also blows up for no good reason.

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