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Electrolyte + electrolysis efficiency

  1. Oct 16, 2008 #1

    Does adding electrolyte increase the efficiency of h2o electrolysis? If so, is there a formula to figure out ideal electrolytes, etc? Does the electrolyte weaken the H2O covalent bonds, or just allow current to flow easier between electrodes?

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  3. Oct 17, 2008 #2


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    Electrolytes added only increase water conductivity.
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