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Detecting Sulfur Dioxide Leak

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Detecting Sulfur Dioxide Leak

To detect sulfur dioxide leaks, an ammonia swab may be used. The swab is made by soaking a sponge or cloth tied onto a stick or piece of wire in aqua ammonia. Household ammonia may also be used. A dense white smoke forms when the ammonia comes in contact with the sulfur dioxide. The usual …

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Sulfur Dioxide Refrigerants

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Sulfur dioxide (SO2) is a colorless gas or liquid. It is toxic, with a very pungent odor. When sulfur is burned in air, sulfur dioxide is formed. When sulfur dioxide combines with water it produces sulfuric and sulfurous acids. These acids are very corrosive to metal. They have an adverse effect on most materials. Sulfur …

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