saturated calomel electrode


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saturated calomel electrode

[′sach·ə‚rād·əd ′kal·ə‚mel i′lek‚trōd]
(physical chemistry)
A reference electrode of mercury topped by a layer of mercury (I) chloride paste with potassium chloride solution placed above; easier to assemble than the normal and the one-tenth normal (referring to the concentration of KCl) calomel electrodes.
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According to this method, if the potential of steel rebar becomes more negative than -270 mV when saturated calomel electrode is used as reference electrode, the probability of corrosion is 90% [22].
a saturated calomel electrode in a pH 12 sodium hydroxide solution.