Date: Mon Aug 27 17:57:53 2007

Author: Bernard Cleyet

Subject: Re: Mercury replacement

Depends on the application. Detail please.


David Tam wrote:

>Hi everyone,
>I've been working on several demos that require a pool of mercury as
>part of an electrically conductive path. I'd like to be able to keep
>doing some of these without the toxic hazard, i.e. eliminate the
>mercury. I've tried salt water and water with copper sulfate,
>thinking the salt was all that was needed to sustain conduction, but
>neither work. Does anybody have a good solution?