is electolytic refining is done in pure solid state of metal? if not, why?

Asked by  | 18th Mar, 2008, 02:43: PM

Expert Answer:

in electolytic refining impure metal is made anode n pure metal as cathode. electrolyte is salt sol of metal salt.

so metal is deposited at cathode n impurities settel down in electrolyte.

aquous sol of metal salt is used as electrolyte not pure metal as salt can dissociate in its sol

Answered by  | 17th Apr, 2008, 07:27: PM

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