How hot is a Bunsen Burner?

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Offline abdillah

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How hot is a Bunsen Burner?
« on: 05/05/2009 06:27:47 »
What is the highest temperature that methane (natural gas) can burn using bunsen burners?

« Last Edit: 12/05/2009 00:06:42 by chris »

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Re: How hot is a Bunsen Burner?
« Reply #1 on: 05/05/2009 07:08:53 »
Not sure but perhaps around 700-800.

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Re: How hot is a Bunsen Burner?
« Reply #2 on: 05/05/2009 07:49:41 »
Much higher than that. You can melt copper in a candle flame so even that can get to about 1100C or more.
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« Last Edit: 06/05/2009 13:36:04 by lightarrow »

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Re: How hot is a Bunsen Burner?
« Reply #4 on: 07/05/2009 08:21:26 »
Hmm...looks like I was way off the scale. [:)]
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Re: How hot is a Bunsen Burner?
« Reply #5 on: 09/05/2009 10:36:37 »
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