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Electrolysis of Molten Salts

Discusses how sodium metal can be produced from molten salt and what water does to this reaction.

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Sodium Electrolysis and Explosions

Sodium Elctrolysis and Explosions

A video showing the electrolysis of molten sodium hydroxide to produce oxygen gas, hydrogen gas and liquid sodium. You then see the person in the video proving the molten metal is sodium by placing it into water and watching the subsequent reaction.

http://youtu.be/rL1cKb3_ojE

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