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KOH Impurity
In my experience, carbon electrodes gradually disintigrate, leaving a yellow to brown colliodal susp ...
5-6-2012 at 18:13
by: ManBearSwine
What did I synthesize?
Upon strong heating, your ammonium acetylsalicylate solution hydrolyzed to salicylic acid and ammoni ...
5-6-2012 at 18:07
by: ManBearSwine
NaCl electrolysis
Yes, zinc will react with hypochlorite to make zinc hydroxide (which may or may not dissolve dependi ...
29-4-2012 at 17:57
by: ManBearSwine
Copper Citrate Shenanigans
The flame test was inconclusive for both products. They both puffed up into a carbonaceous foam when ...
27-4-2012 at 21:52
by: ManBearSwine
Heating something under reflux
This is what mine looks like. It works pretty well.
27-4-2012 at 20:17
by: ManBearSwine
Copper Citrate Shenanigans
Today, I tried to prepare some copper(II) citrate, but the weirdest thing happened....
I made it by ...
27-4-2012 at 18:35
by: ManBearSwine
Aluminum alkoxides with gallium instead of mercury?
Would a gallium salt catalyze the reaction between aluminum metal and an alcohol to form the alkoxid ...
24-4-2012 at 17:49
by: ManBearSwine
Copper Sulfate from Magnesium Sulfate
Copper Hydroxide is much less soluble than Magnesium Hydroxide. The reaction that takes place is:
2 ...
21-4-2012 at 15:24
by: ManBearSwine
Sepparation Of copper chloride, brine and sodium acetate?
Copper(I) Chloride will dissolve in the brine solution due to the formation of a complex ion. Also, ...
15-4-2012 at 20:15
by: ManBearSwine
The electrolysis experiment thread
Electrolysis of sodium bromide produces hydrogen at the cathode and elemental bromi ...
8-4-2012 at 21:37
by: ManBearSwine
So it's hydrated silica gel and... what?
Did you mix the sodium silicate and magnesium sulfate to precipitate magnesium silicate? If you did, ...
5-4-2012 at 06:49
by: ManBearSwine
ammonium nitrate from fertilizer
Theoretically, up to 99.9%. However, the AN and limestone likely aren't incredibly pure, and it may ...
1-4-2012 at 19:58
by: ManBearSwine
Tetrachlorocuprate formation constant
I've looked for hours on google to find a value for the formation constant of the tetrachlorocuprate ...
14-3-2012 at 11:09
by: ManBearSwine
Preparation of CuCl
I've found that the easiest way to make CuCl is to reduce aqueous CuCl2 with sodium sulfite (sold as ...
21-2-2012 at 20:56
by: ManBearSwine
Copper(II) Ethoxide Synthesis
It hydrolyses upon contact with water or moist air and decomposes when heated over 120 Celsius.
I'v ...
29-1-2012 at 22:14
by: ManBearSwine
Iron Oxide for use in Thermite
[rquote=234715&tid=153&author=Neil]CO3 is bad if you are trying to run scientific thermites ...
27-1-2012 at 20:06
by: ManBearSwine
Copper(II) Ethoxide Synthesis
So, I'm planning on synthesizing some copper ethoxide through the electrolysis of ethanol with a dis ...
27-1-2012 at 19:21
by: ManBearSwine
Iron Oxide for use in Thermite
Here's how I make it:
-I dissolve nails or steel wool in concentrated hydrochloric acid (available ...
27-1-2012 at 18:47
by: ManBearSwine

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