Pickling of Steel Bars/Coils

We have a steel processing plant(drawing/grinding/peeling etc)
At present we use Sulphuric acid for pickling. This is done without any
heating of the acid.We work only with round bars.
Most people these days use HCL. Can anyone provide me with the detrails
of this process, as i am thinking of converting too.
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Sachin Chanchani
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Look it up on Cathy Stewart's Steelynx at
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click on Pickling and Descaling. Beware that there are pop up ads present on this site though.
Pittsburgh Pete
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