Home     Contact     Projects     Experiments     Circuits     Theory     BLOG     PIC Tutorials     Time for Science     RSS     Terms of services     Privacy policy  
 Home      Projects     Experiments     Circuits     Theory     BLOG     PIC Tutorials     Time for Science   

<< Back to INDEX

A miniature experiment with thermite reaction that you can do in your bare hands
posted January 19 2015 20:09.29 by Giorgos Lazaridis

Thermite is a pyrotechnic composition of iron rust and aluminum powder. When ignited, thermite undergoes an exothermic oxidation-reduction reaction which releases bursts of very high temperature and it will not stop until the fuel is over, burning everything around.

Spangler shows a cool way to start mini thermite reactions over and over again with a pair of steel balls and a sheet of aluminum foil. Amazing idea!


You might also like...

This Is The Very First Mechanical Transistor [Engineering]

Free Fall Slow-Mo in the World's Biggest Vacuum Chamber [Science]

This is how the first transistor worked [Tech]

Neuron Activity in 3-D [Technology]

Amazing experiment with vibrating... sand! [Physics]

Your Frequency Counter can detect Gravity! [Physics]

The regions on the Moon that are permanently shadowed [Space]

Three ways to land on Mars by NASA JPL [Video]

<< Back to INDEX



  Email (shall not be published)


Notify me of new posts via email

Write your comments below:
BEFORE you post a comment:You are welcome to comment for corrections and suggestions on this page. But if you have questions please use the forum instead to post it. Thank you.


No comment yet...

Be the first to comment on this page!

 Contact     Forum     Projects     Experiments     Circuits     Theory     BLOG     PIC Tutorials     Time for Science     RSS   

Site design: Giorgos Lazaridis
© Copyright 2008
Please read the Terms of services and the Privacy policy