In 1995 251 x 10 9 lb cl2 lb 261 x 10 9 lb naoh 261

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Unformatted text preview: the source of NaOH and Cl2. In 1995 25.1 x 10 9 lb Cl2 lb 26.1 x 10 9 lb NaOH 26.1 lb 5 Electrolysis of Aqueous CuCl2 Electrolysis of Aqueous CuCl2 Anode (+) Eo = -1.36 V -1.36 2 Cl- ---> Cl 2(g) + 2e---> Cathode (-) Eo = +0.34 V +0.34 Cu2+ + 2e- ---> Cu 2eEo for cell = -1.02 V for Note that Cu is more + easily reduced than either H 2O or Na +. Anode 6 electrons BATTERY electrons BATTERY Cathode Cl- Na+ H2O Also the source of NaOCl for use in bleach. Cathode Cl- Cu2+ H2O Page 1 Producing Aluminum Producing Aluminum 2 Al2O3 + 3 C ---> 4 Al + 3 CO 2 ---> 7 Charles Hall (1863-1914) developed electrolysis process. Founded Alcoa. Page 2...
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