Re: salt problem.

I like copper sulfate in water resistors, I think it would work well in salt
caps, but don't know about the conductivity
It plates out as copper on the electrodes and isn't as corrosive

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Date: Wednesday, October 06, 1999 2:44 AM
Subject: Re: salt problem.

>Original Poster: Alan Podjursky <alan.p-at-clear-dot-net.nz>
>>Don't worry, all you have is a saturated salt solution, the deposit is
>>excess salt, a good thing really, as it means that the solution will be
>>saturated at all temperatures and thus the conductivity will be as high as
>>possible. Compared with other similar ionic compounds the solubility of
>>(NaCl) is not all that high. I haven't got the actual figures to hand, my
>>Kay and Laby data tables are at work.
>What would be a better substitute for NaCl? That KCl fake salt stuff?