How to 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.