Can Stomach Acid Dissolve Metal?


Yes, stomach acid can dissolve metal. Stomach acid contains hydrochloric acid with a pH of 1.5 to 3 which is strong enough to dissolve metal. It also helps kill bacteria.
Q&A Related to "Can Stomach Acid Dissolve Metal?"
Stomach acids are in part Hydrochloric Acid, HCl.
Probably has to do with the rigid structure of glass and the stability of the SIlicon-Oxygen bonds. Metals have a rigid structure but also have those outer electrons just waiting
1. Clamp an acid-proof laboratory beaker firmly to a worktop. 2. Place the metal in the beaker. 3. Prepare the nitric acid (HNO3) as a 68 percent solution. 4. Add the nitric acid
In the duodenum, gastric acid is neutralized
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