Nitric Acid Passivation

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February 2, 2011

Steel in cocnetrated nitric acid is passive and does not react. Diluting the acid does not make the steel begin to react immediately, as the protective oxide is stable. Once the oxide layer is scratched off however, the steel dissolves very rapidly!

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