Making Ammonia - The Haber Process

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Making Ammonia

Nitrogen + Hydrogen =(reversible) Ammonia

N2 + 3H2 = 2NH3

Used for fertiliser

Process of production

Nitrgoen comes from the air

Hydrogen comes from methane CH4 - a natural gas

Placed into a reaction vessel

You condense the ammonia to liquify the ammonia

The nitrogen and hydrogen which has not reacted is recycled

To increase the rate of reaction

An iron catalyst is used

It is heated at 450 degrees - it…


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