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Give the electrochemical mechanism of etching of copper using ferric chloride solution.give the reaction and explain product formed?

Give the electrochemical mechanism of etching of copper using ferric chloride solution.give the reaction and explain product formed?

Grade:12th pass

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Vikas TU
14149 Points
6 years ago
Reaction of etching of copper using ferric chloride solution:
 
Cu + FeCl3    ---------------->>>         No reaction.
As  Ferric (iron) is above the spectrochemical series than copper.
so therfore Copper can never replace Iron i the above soln.

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