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Re: oxalic acid/graphite

> From: Bill Wichers <billw at waveform_net>
> Subject: Re: Oxalic acid
> Graphite could probably be acquired from a theatrical lighting supply house 
> in the form of electrodes for carbon-arc lights (very old technology 
> though, might be hard to find). Titanium is also pretty inert, and should 
> be more durable as well as easier to find (http://www.onlinemetals.com). 
> Just get some titanium rods, and either thread the ends or drill and tap 
> holes in the ends (depending on the size of the rod) to connect wires.

	I think I can guarantee that titanium will _not_ work.  The
titanium II and III electrode potentials are much worse than those
for iron.

Paul Sears        Ottawa, Canada