2nd October 2019

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What is ammonia made of?

Ammonia is made out of one nitrogen and three hydrogen atoms. Its structure is tetrahedral. Ammonia is used in nitric acid production, as a fertilizer, and a cleaning solution. NH3, normally found as a gas, it is caustic and harmful in longterm exposure.

What is used to make ammonia?

Ammonia is used to make fertilisers, explosives, dyes, household cleaners and nylon. It is also the most important raw material in the manufacture of nitric acid. Ammonia is manufactured by combining nitrogen and hydrogen in an important industrial process called the Haber process.

Where ammonia is made?

The Haber Process combines nitrogen from the air with hydrogen derived mainly from natural gas (methane) into ammonia. The reaction is reversible and the production of ammonia is exothermic. The catalyst is actually slightly more complicated than pure iron.
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