MMiddleton
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Salt water

Postby MMiddleton » Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:49 am

How much salt would would you need to make water more conductive? Is there a ratio?

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Re: Salt water

Postby norman40 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:46 pm

Hi MMiddleton,

The conductivity of water increases in proportion to the concentration of salt (or other electrolytes) in solution. Dissolving any amount of salt in water will increase conductivity.

I hope this helps. Please post again if you have more questions.

A. Norman


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