Electroylsis of Brine

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What is electrolysis?
The process in which electricity is passed through a molten/solution of salt, causing chemical changes to take place.
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What products are from when electricity is passed through Brine?
Chlorine, Hydrogen, Sodium Hydroxide.
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What is a membrane cell?
One of the methods used to electrolyse brine.
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Where does the electricity enter through?
Electrodes.
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Where is Chlorine gas collected?
The Anode (+).
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What gas is collected at the Cathode (-)?
Hydrogen Gas.
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In what way can the products produced harm the environment?
Chlorine - toxic + corrosive. Sodium Hydroxide - powerful alkali. Hydrogen - flammable.
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