ELECTROLYTIC PROCESSES FOR CHLORINE AND CAUSTIC SODA
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By passing a current of electricity through a sodium chloride solution the salt is decomposed into chlorine at the anode and sodium at the cathode. But the latter at once decomposes a molecule of water of the solution, forming caustic soda and setting free hydrogen. Hence the products of electrolysis are chlorine, caustic soda, and hydrogen, of which the last mentioned is of no practical value at present.
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