Or maybe he would just send round The sulphate Strangler to do the dirty for him.
A word or two may be added on the effect of the two forms of potash—viz., as the sulphate and as the muriate.
As this sulphate forms in the body of the plates, the acid is used up.
Prepare separately, saturated solutions of sulphate of magnesia (Epsom salts) and carbonate of potash.
This acid diffuses into the electrolyte as fast as the amount of sulphate will permit.
If much lead is present, a portion may be precipitated as sulphate, but can be removed by washing with ammonic acetate.
This sulphate settles if the electrolyte is allowed to stand.
Besides iron, sulphate of copper has been found to contain zincic sulphate.
sulphate of quinine is made by the use of sulphuric acid as a solvent.
He then decants the supernatant liquor, and adds to it a fresh quantity of the sulphate along with some iron filings.