Hydrofluosilicic Acid Storage
Hydrofluosilicic is one of those substances that can sound made up to those outside the water treatment industry. However, it is very real! Hydrofluosilicic acid is a substance that is largely used to help fluoridate water. Because of this, it is a substance that comes up often for those who work in the water treatment and purification business. However, as much as hydrofluosilicic may be an integral part of the water treatment industry, it is a bit complicated to store and work with. That is because hydrofluosilicic storage tanks absolutely must be up to the difficult task of storing hydrofluosilicic safely. There is no avoiding the fact that hydrofluosilicic acid is incredibly dangerous and can pose huge harm to human health if stored or handled improperly.
Hydrofluosilicic Storage Safety Concerns
- First things first, no short explainer in one post will cover every single thing you need to know about hydrofluosilicic. You will absolutely need to check in with experts and adhere to all official safety regulations. However, there are a few hydrofluosilicic acid storage safety concerns we want to highlight. Firstly, that hydrofluosilicic acid can absolutely be hazardous to human health. It should not come into contact with skin or eyes, as it can cause damage and burning. Additionally, it should not be swallowed. That is pretty self-explanatory. However, it should also not be inhaled in any way. Any storage solutions that you pick for this substance must be able to help keep your workers safe from inhaling hydrofluosilicic fumes.
- Lastly, hydrofluosilicic can be corrosive! This is a big storage concern. You will want to pick out hydrofluosilicic storage tanks that have the proper anti-corrosion features to stand up to hydrofluosilicic. Hydrofluosilicic acid can react badly with, or corrode, many different materials. Such as: stainless steel, glass, and even concrete. You will have to ensure that you pick a storage tank made of a material that will not react badly, or degrade, due to hydrofluosilicic acid.
Hydrofluosilicic Acid Storage Solutions at Belding Tank
At Belding Tank, we pride ourselves on having great quality customer service, as well as great quality products. We are more than happy to work with you to find the right storage solutions to fit your needs. If you have any questions about our hydrofluosilicic storage tanks, you can reach out to us!