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This is probably a bad idea - the salt will deposit on the heating element, possibly risking corrosion and lowering the surface area of the element


Can you use something other than sodium chloride? Sodium bromide seems to be much more soluble in methanol: Sodium chloride = 14.9 g/kg Sodium bromide = 168 g/kg A similar trend would be expected with other alcoholic solvents such as glycerin. You may also consider lithium chloride. Lithium salts are more soluble in many polar solvents than heavier ...

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