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I've seen a video of mercury dissolving gold, so it would be interesting to see what metals would dissolve in NaK.
How hot does it have to be before it attacks glass?
Quote from: Bored chemist on 27/04/2021 12:41:14How hot does it have to be before it attacks glass?The two are compatible indefinitely at ambient temperatures, but would presumably react at elevated temperatures. I once tried to flame dry a flask with Mg chips already in it, and that did the single replacement quite readily! (thankfully tthe reaction was not self-sustaining, and stopped as soon as I removed the heat). I don't think I want to try reacting NaK with its own container (loss of containment might not be safe...), but I might be able to figure something out.
It's reasonable to imagine someone suggesting mixing NaK with mercury.That might be interesting, but it might also be more hazardous than people expect.