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Salt (Sodium Chloride)

How does sodium chloride melt ice?

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Answered 2015-01-04 18:23:21

During the dissolution in water sodium chloride release heat.

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Why does sodium chloride melt ice?

Dissolving sodium chloride in water heat is released and the feezing point of water is lowered.

Does ice melt faster when exposed to lamp or salt?

Ice melt faster when: - the temperature is higher - powdered salts as sodium chloride or calcium chloride are added

Why sodium chloride used on roads in winter?

because the sodium chloride is salt and we use it in the roads because the salt melt the ice

How does salt melts ice?

salt melt the ice for all the sodium chloride that makes the ice lower to liquid

What is ice melt rock salt?

The sodium chloride heat of solution increase the temperature and the ice is melted.

Why sodium chloride does not melt?

Sodium chloride is melted at 801 0C.

What happen when sodium chloride melt?

Liquid sodium chloride is obtained.

Properties of sodium chloride?

It can be used to melt ice and is more commanly known as table salt.

Can sodium chloride melt at a very high temperature?

Yes you can melt it. But you want a high temperature.

How do you melt sodium chloride?

Sodium chloride is melted by heating at 801 0C.

Sodium chloride melt when heated?

Sodium chloride is melted at 801 0C.

Who will melt earlier benzoic acid or sodium chloride?

sodium chloride melt earlier because it has low freezing point

Why does salt not melt ice at about -15 C?

Because the heat of solubility in water of the salt (sodium chloride, NaCl) is not sufficient to melt an ice at -15 0C.

Can sodium chloride melt?

Molten sodium chloride, sodium chloride melts at 8010C, conducts electricity

Does salt melt ice faster?

Yes, because the heat of dissolution (of sodium chloride) increase the temperature.

At what temperature does sodium chloride melt?

The melting point of sodium chloride is 801 0C.

Does sodium chloride melt easily?

The melting point of sodium chloride is 801 0C.

When salt is placed on ice it melts why?

Salt (sodium chloride) reacts with water chemically, which generates some heat, which causes the ice to melt.

What temperature does sodium chloride salt melt?

The melting point of sodium chloride is 801 0C.

Why does salt not melt?

Sodium chloride can be melted; the melting point of sodium chloride is 801 0C.

What does salt have in it to melt ice when it snow?

Salt. Sodium chloride. Any solute lowers the freezing point of a liquid.

Why is sodium chloride added to ice?

Sodium chloride is added for deicing.

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