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[*] posted on 5-1-2018 at 14:06
What can fluorine explode with?


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Fluorine is reactive with many substances. Which would prevent explosion - the reagents would ignite on contact and therefore be unable to mix and accumulate for later explosion.

Which substances have such moderate reactivity with elementary fluorine that initial mixing without immediate ignition and explosion sometime later is a hazard?
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[*] posted on 5-1-2018 at 14:24


It appears carbon monoxide and fluorine are not quite hypergolic:

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022113912...




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[*] posted on 5-1-2018 at 14:48


Fluorine most electronegative element with Cesium metallic ,less electronegative element ( no radiactive) should be a explosive reaction.
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[*] posted on 5-1-2018 at 17:20


Quote: Originally posted by GrayGhost-  
Fluorine most electronegative element with Cesium metallic ,less electronegative element ( no radiactive) should be a explosive reaction.


In small amounts and carefully controlled conditions, it's surprisingly tame, but very cool to see:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLOFaWdPxB0




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[*] posted on 6-1-2018 at 00:10


Quote: Originally posted by GrayGhost-  
Fluorine most electronegative element with Cesium metallic ,less electronegative element ( no radiactive) should be a explosive reaction.


Caesium should not be easy to explode for the same reason as fluorine - reactive. Soft and low melting metal, hard to grind to powder because plastic rather than brittle. And would ignite straight away, rather than mix and only then explode.
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[*] posted on 8-1-2018 at 10:03


That was a pretty light on the little video clip that (name invisible) has offered for us to see if so chosen. I expected far for reactivity but still I liked the light
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