Why Is Sodium Sulfate Used As A Drying Agent?

What is Anhydrous Sodium Sulfate? The sodium sulfate formula is Na2SO4 and its melting point is 532°C.  It is a salt that does not contain any water molecules. Anhydrous sodium sulfate is soluble in water and is a strong drying agent. It is commonly used in the laboratory as a drying agent for organic solvents because it has a high affinity […]