Thermite (Thermit®)

ref. Chemical Demonstrations, Shakhashiri, pp. 85-89, vol 1.
See also additional references Shakhashiri p. 88
For purposes of eChem 2010727 recording:
To show high temperature, roast a marshmallow above the glowing iron.
Alternate camera shots to show wide shot and closeup of glowing iron.

Materials

Preparation

Safety Notes

Other Notes - ref. UC Berkeley College of Chemistry Demo Lab

Rev. 20050624