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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


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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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