Thermite Vs. Dry Ice

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+2 1. snotraddict commented 6 years ago

Great idea! I love "what if" people. I'm amazed the dry ice help up and didn't melt through.

Question: could you re-light the shards or is that just melted aluminum?
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+3 2. frieD195 commented 6 years ago

looks like it's just melted aluminum mixed with the molten iron that was made.
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+11 3. dave9191 commented 6 years ago

Ahh the Leidenfrost effect at work. Didn't expect it, but makes perfect sense.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leidenfrost_effect
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+3 4. bella1 commented 6 years ago

Dry ice wins
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+3 5. loadrunner commented 6 years ago

Also the reason you should not use ice cold water to cool your hands when burned. Lukewarm/cold water removes the heat much faster. (But in a more extreme setting)
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+1 6. WildMonkey commented 6 years ago

That would be the ultimate F-U to someone's car.
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0 7. Chogath commented 6 years ago

am i the only one around here seen a skull after the can was melted?
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0 8. just4me commented 6 years ago

I admit it.... I was curious how a TERMITE would react with dry ice. :(|)