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Efficient Magnalium Production
Mr. Wizard, I like the idea of keeping a reducing atmosphere in the furnace... I decided not to try ...
8-4-2006 at 17:58
by: Cyrus
The Result
Ok, so I made a new post when I didn't really have to. :P

After at least an hour, the magnalium w ...
7-4-2006 at 22:25
by: Cyrus
Take 2
This time I decided to do everything "right". (And I added photos for variety)

I didn't have a ...
7-4-2006 at 21:17
by: Cyrus
Preparation of elemental phosphorus
Well, if all we need is 1340 degrees C, to melt the NaPO3, that's not too hard to get.

That is q ...
7-4-2006 at 10:45
by: Cyrus
Preparation of elemental phosphorus
(Cyrus is catching the phosphorus bug again, but this time I'm much more prepared for high temperatu ...
19-3-2006 at 22:24
by: Cyrus
Efficient Magnalium Production
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WB. :)[/quote]

Thanks.

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Nah, Cl melts are stable -- Mg could, but MgCl2 stic ...
19-3-2006 at 13:23
by: Cyrus
Efficient Magnalium Production
It's been a while since I've posted here, and much more time since I've been able to find the time t ...
18-3-2006 at 19:36
by: Cyrus
Gas Flow Rate Meter
Here's a diagram I made.

Obviously you're going to need to choose compatible materials and the r ...
2-3-2006 at 16:41
by: Cyrus
Silicon from Quartz
It is fairly simple to make something silicon-ish with just silica powder and Mg, although the produ ...
1-3-2006 at 22:40
by: Cyrus
Gas Flow Rate Meter
For another "instantaneous" gas measuring device, I had the following idea. (Taken from a book on po ...
1-3-2006 at 22:32
by: Cyrus
Whimsy....
Well, I didn't put "Jesus loves you" in whimsy. I don't suppose there's a better spot for it, althou ...
21-12-2005 at 13:02
by: Cyrus
E&W Forum stagnating?
"There was a time when some people thought that there were no more good ideas to be had. In fac ...
21-11-2005 at 22:58
by: Cyrus
More on PbO2 electrodes
What are you thinking of using? Metals tend to erode in a perchlorate bath, and getting a perfect le ...
12-11-2005 at 23:28
by: Cyrus
Subjects Of A Questionable Nature
[quote][i]Originally posted by Chris The Great[/i]
and of course sciencetists need to be able to bu ...
28-9-2005 at 15:22
by: Cyrus
Quartz Tubing
I'm interested in your method of producing calcium aluminate, because it's used as a refra ...
23-9-2005 at 10:07
by: Cyrus
GOD v science
Ah...

I agree with most of what IrC and woelen said.

And uber luminal, yep, evolution is just ...
16-9-2005 at 08:57
by: Cyrus
GOD v science
Chemoleo- I'll try to answer some of your questions... on the condition that you guys don' ...
15-9-2005 at 21:21
by: Cyrus
PbO2 ceramic substrate anode progress
I fired all of the ceramic substrates I described earlier. Some cracked, but that's what you ge ...
14-9-2005 at 15:53
by: Cyrus
Denaturated ethyl alcohol decoloration?
I would suggest that you use borax (Na2B4O7) and hydrochloric acid and heat them up (I forget exactl ...
12-9-2005 at 09:26
by: Cyrus
Nituff® coatings
Is the base metal aluminum? Of course, when that's anodized the final layer has sort of hollow ...
6-9-2005 at 16:09
by: Cyrus
What about "glassy" carbon as an anode material in a chlorate or perchlorate cell?
As I hinted at above, you may want to try heating tar in a reducing atmosphere until it decomposes c ...
6-9-2005 at 16:04
by: Cyrus
What about "glassy" carbon as an anode material in a chlorate or perchlorate cell?
Rogue Chemist, as far as I know, phenolic resins are pretty much bakelite. I searched for a long tim ...
4-9-2005 at 15:35
by: Cyrus
DIY heating mantle
The cost was about $3 for a good strainer, $5 for enough fiberglass mat to make 8 mantles, and $7 so ...
21-8-2005 at 21:10
by: Cyrus
complete success
I decided to keep this next design simple. Essentially it is an air bath heated by a standard $10 Wa ...
21-8-2005 at 12:30
by: Cyrus
Identifying a metal oxide
You can make a test in the store with a magnet. But I wouldn't advise bringing in test tubes a ...
9-8-2005 at 15:10
by: Cyrus
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