What is a desiccant salt?

Answer A desiccant salt is a chemical that will absorb water until it is hydrated, after which it will stop absorbing. Calcium sulfate and calcium chloride are two salts used as desiccants to dry substanc... Read More »

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Is cobalt salt a desiccant?

A desiccant is a substance that absorbs moisture from its surroundings. Cobalt chloride is a desiccant. Dry cobalt chloride is blue. However when it absorbs moisture, it turns purple and then pink ... Read More »

What is the meaning of desiccant?

According to the American Heritage Dictionary, desiccant is "A substance, such as calcium oxide or silica gel, that has a high affinity for water and is used as a drying agent." Read More »

Is sea salt any different from table salt, or is it better for your health to eat sea salt than regular salt?

Sea salt is considered by some to be a healthier alternative to table salt, since it lacks artificial chemicals used in processing. Despite the iodine content of seawater, however, sea salt typical... Read More »

Can you make your own saltwater by just adding salt into your pool and if so how much salt and what type of salt should you use?

Answer No you will not have a salt water pool. yes you will have salt water but the actual electronic plates found in a genrator converts the salt in the water to chlorine to sanitize the pool wate... Read More »