[nikonf4] Hydrochloric Acid

  • From: Koichi Mac <nikonf3tmd4@xxxxxxx>
  • To: Nikon F4 <nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2010 18:30:16 -0800

        Didn't know the stomach acid is the variant of hydrochloric acid.  It's 
a very strong stuff, and I have chronic agita / excess stomach acid.

Koichi Yasutani - a.k.a. Steve + MP
Lakewood, WA U.S.A.
2010 / 11 / 20          18:30 PST

On Nov 18, 2010, at 1925 , Eric Welch wrote:

> I learned plenty in my year as a chemistry major in college to know that just 
> because something acts one way in a specific environment in contact with 
> specific elements does not mean it will act that way in another environment.
> For example, glass is perfectly fine to hold most acids, but not hydrofluoric 
> acid. it will eat right through glass. So they have to use some other kind of 
> container for that. Used to be they'd use wax. Not sure what they would use 
> now.
> And hydrochloric acid is in your stomach digesting your food, but if it 
> becomes too concentrated, it eats holes in that very same stomach.
> Vinegar is acid as well, but too concentrated and you wouldn't be putting it 
> in your mouth.

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