How to convert a monohydrate to an anhydrous salt

Jan 2017
5
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Johannesburg RSA
Good time of day to you

I am in need of anhydrous Cadmium Chloride CdCl2 , for an experiment, but the vendors are offering a monohydrate form (at a good price), so how would one go about converting the salt to its anhydrous form?


Please help.


-Psychlone
 
Mar 2017
24
0
Belgium
heat it up in an oven for a long time, dry it out
 
Mar 2017
24
0
Belgium
No, you need to reach temperatures of + 300°C