Instead of the solution of sal-ammoniac equal parts of water and hydrochloric acid saturated with zinc can be used just as well.
Now, every chemist knows that by means of fire and sal-ammoniac he can produce ice.
Another solution for the same purpose is made with sal-ammoniac, cream of tartar, common salt and silver nitrate.
sal-ammoniac was also known in his time, and was used like borax as a soldering agent.
Even after it is burned it has its uses, the ashes being employed in the manufacture of sal-ammoniac.
The following historical notes on borax and sal-ammoniac may be of service.
The author was familiar with saltpetre, sal-ammoniac, and alkali, and with the acids he prepared many salts for the first time.
This solution I precipitated again by means of sal-ammoniac into horn silver.
The chemical substance used in this battery is sal-ammoniac, or salts of ammonia.
The fifth compound has equal proportions of sulphur (not exposed to the fire), sal-ammoniac, saltpetre, and verdigris.
|sal ammoniac |
See ammonium chloride.