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What role does CaCl2 play in a gelation medium?

Likely, the $\ce{CaCl2}$ induces precipitation, or gelation, in this case. This is called salting out. Another example is using salting out to gel poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) for 3D-printing. Simply ...
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What is an effective fabric-friendly solvent for aluminium chlorohydrate?

I’ve had rather good luck using OxiClean powder to get out those types of stains. I’m not 100% sure about the chemistry, however the procedure that I follow does appear to result in some sort of ...
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