Electrolytic Cell

Electrolytic Cell

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Description
An electrolytic cell uses electricity to decompose chemical compounds. In this example, a ceramic jar contains two curved sheet electrodes with wire handles.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
electrolytic cell
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 5 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 13.97 cm
overall: 13 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in; 34.925 cm x 13.97 cm
ID Number
CH.316898
catalog number
316898
accession number
229658
Credit Line
Gift of Department of Chemistry, Catholic University of America
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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