• # question_answer In the manufacture of metallic sodium by the fused salt electrolysis (Down's process) a small amount of calcium chloride is added to [MP PET 1993; MP PMT 1994] A) Improve the electrical conduction B) Increase the temperature of electrolysis C) Bring down the melt temperature D) Stabilize the metallic sodium

$CaC{{l}_{2}}$ bring down the melt temperature from 1075 K to 850 K