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Give  two processes for manufacturing chlorine.

Asked by Topperlearning User 11th June 2014, 5:38 PM
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(i) Deacon’s process: Chlorine can be prepared by oxidation of hydrogen chloride gas by atmospheric oxygen in the presence of catalyst CuCl2.

 4HCl +O2    2Cl2 + 2H2O
(ii) Electrolytic process: Chlorine is obtained by the electrolysis of concentrated NaCl solution, also called brine. In this process Chlorine is liberated at anode of the electrolytic cell.
Answered by Expert 11th June 2014, 7:38 PM
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