Hydrogen Fluoride

Honeywell ensures a secure and seamless supply chain from extraction to market. Depend on Honeywell to deliver a quality Hydrogen Fluoride (HF) product. As the world’s largest producer and consumer of HF and the leader in safe and reliable HF transportation, we’re committed to delivering a consistent product to support your operations.

As the world leader in Hydrogen Fluoride (HF) production and delivery, our customers know we understand the rigorous requirements for producing and handling HF with the quality and safety they demand. We take our safety responsibility very seriously.  No other supplier can match the experience and support we provide throughout every phase of production and delivery. We provide this service for all grades of HF.

As a trusted Hydrogen Fluoride (HF) source for over 50 years, we continue to invest in technology that advances the safety and reliability of our HF acid. Our challenge is to provide the safest working environment – protecting employees, the environment, and equipment – while simultaneously enabling you to improve throughput and productivity.

What is Hydrogen Fluoride?

Hydrogen Fluoride also referred to as HF acid or Anhydrous HF is a clear, colorless corrosive liquid that is extremely hazardous. HF is a versatile chemical with diverse industrial applications, but its handling requires meticulous attention to safety due to its corrosive nature and potential health hazards. When HF acid is dissolved in water, it may be called hydrofluoric acid. HF is a weak acid. It’s called a weak acid because it doesn’t fully detach or separate into its ions in water, but it’s still a very dangerous acid due to the potential of acute fluoride toxicity

How Hydrogen Fluoride (HF) is typically used?

There are many applications that HF acid can be used in, which include:

  • Petroleum Refining
    • HF is used in the petroleum industry for alkylation, a process that produces high-octane gasoline components.
  • Chemical Manufacturing
    • HF is employed in the production of various chemicals, including fluorocarbons, fluoropolymers, and other fluorine-containing compounds. These chemicals are used in applications such as refrigeration, electronics manufacturing, and the production of non-stick coatings.
  • Metal Processing
    • HF is used for pickling and cleaning metals, especially in the semiconductor and electronics industries. It helps remove oxides and other contaminants from metal surfaces.
  • Laboratory Regent
    • HF is used as a laboratory reagent in various analytical and research applications, where its unique reactivity with certain materials is beneficial for specific experiments.

To discuss your requirements, contact your Honeywell Account Manager or the HF Technical Services Manager. 

Hydrogen Fluoride (HF)
Hydrogen Fluoride (HF)

Hydrogen Fluoride (HF)

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