chemistry question #2006



Nathaniel P. Luga, a 25 year old male from Cebu City asks on March 24, 2004,

Q:

What chemical or chemicals that can desolve a strong concrete structure, and what is its mixture if any and also how it is used?

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the answer

David Harrington answered on March 26, 2004, A:

Concentrated hydrochloric acid (sold in hardware stores as muriatic acid) will dissolve it, but slowly. Wear gloves and a respirator; it's nasty sfuff.

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