Whatever you call it, Sulfuric Acid is one of the most important chemicals, and plays some part in production of almost all manufactured goods!
The chemical properties of Sulfuric Acid are what make it a highly versatile chemical with a wide variety of applications. For one thing, it is a highly corrosive acid. Also, it has oxidizing and sanitizing properties. It is hygroscopic, meaning it pulls water out of the air. It functions as a dehydrating agent, or desiccant.
In addition to a wide range of chemical properties, Sulfuric Acid is also very inexpensive- a core commodity chemical.
That means that Sulfuric Acid has an endless, diverse portfolio of applications. Since it is used in so many different things, it is commonly known as a barometric indicator of the overall health of the economy in a country. There is more Sulfuric Acid produced annually than any other manufactured chemical.
Here we have compiled a list of a mere 101 of them!
101 Ways Sulfuric Acid Is Used
(These include both direct and indirect usage. May be used in the product or in the manufacture of the product.)