How To: Make thermite from iron-oxide and aluminum

Make thermite from iron-oxide and aluminum

Want to learn how to make thermite? Just watch this science experiment video to see how to make thermite from iron-oxide and aluminum.

A metal crucible is filled with iron-oxide and aluminum. A small amount of potassium, sugar and chloride is placed on top of iron-oxide aluminum mixture. A few drops of concentrated sulphuric acid is added to the mixture to start the reaction. The reaction extremely exothermic. The crucible becomes red hot. The aluminum has reduced the iron-oxide to iron.

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