Ekkehart Sillem

Ekkehart Sillem

Managing Director

+31 172 -467145 esillem@helmbenelux.com vCard

Stephane Deltour

Business Manager

+32 3 303 95 46 sdeltour@helmbenelux.com vCard

Marko van der Heide

Business Manager

+31 172467133 mheide@helmbenelux.com vCard

Nitric Acid

Nitric acid, HNO3, is a strong acid produced by oxidizing ammonia.


The vast majority of the produced nitric acid goes into the production of fertilizers. This field accounts for approximately 80% of the HNO3 sales. Other applications include explosives, pickling of steel and cleaning of food equipment predominantly for the reomoval of calcium compounds.

Examples of applications

Fertilizers, pickling of steel, removal of calcium compounds.


  • Product is available in bulk and various packaging


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