Q: Why are some material magnetic and others not?
A: Why are some materials (iron, steel, heamatite) magnetic and others (like copper or aluminium) not? If it's [more...]
Q: Please give two examples of objects that can be made using these following materials?
A: Electrical and heat conductors like copper, iron, steel and silver. What objects can I made out of these? Please Help. [more...]
Q: How to determine whether Fe(2+) or Fe(3+) is formed in iron sulfate?
A: Basically by creating an experiment using iron (steel wool) and copper sulfate pentahydrate, we're supposed to find out whether it [more...]
Q: How do I build a small induction furnace?
A: I want to cast iron and steel up to 30kg at a time. [more...]
Q: How do you tell the difference between Iron and Steel?
A: I need to obtain some rust and if i were looking through a metal pile, how do i know what is Iron? [more...]
Q: In the basic oxygen process converting iron to steel, why isn't iron oxidized to iron oxide while ot…
A: 92;dioxide, the silicons get oxidized to silicon oxide, etc but the iron doesn't get oxidized at even such high temperatures as well [more...]
Q: What is the formula of this iron oxide with the highest oxidation number for iron?
A: When iron rusts, it combines with the oxygen in the air. iron oxide using the highest oxidation number for iron? [more...]
Q: How come steel is more elastic than rubber ?
A: A steel ball does not bounce as much as a rubberspider web is stronger than a steel wire of the same dia. - is this true [more...]
Q: What are small springs made of? The type used in small things like paper punchers, staplers etc?
A: Iron, stainless steel or what? Is there any way to guess? [more...]
Q: How much Iron is required to kill a star?
A: If a star dies once it stars producing iron, how much iron would have to be manually inserted to destroy a star? And [more...]
Q: What's the difference between the iron in your body and the iron that is a metal?
A: I am anemic and take iron everyday. But what's the difference between the iron I take and the iron [more...]
Q: How to coat a steel barrel to make it safe for drinking water?
A: I have a 55 gallon steel barrel that I want to put below my can I treat the inside of the steel barrel with to prevent rust that will not be [more...]
Q: What is the radius of steel sphere after heating?
A: A steel sphere has a radius of 2 cm at 40 degrees Celsius. [more...]
Q: How and why is iron used to produce chlorophyll?
A: I know iron is needed to produce chlorophyll. But HOW and WHY is it needed? [more...]
Q: How thick does steel need to be to heat a liquid inside using direct flame?
A: I would like to heat a large, 316 stainless steel tank with direct flame. My burner produces at max of 80,000 Btu [more...]
Q: What was the temperature of the water after the iron and the water came to thermal equilibrium?
A: A 375 g piece of iron was heated to 975 degress Celsius and then quenched [more...]
Q: What is the reaction between iron and oxygen?
A: In my experiment, I ignited the iron before placing it in a jar containing oxygen. The iron [more...]
Q: What type of steel are diamond concrete blades made of?
A: Is that steel about the same thing as 1055 carbon steel? If not what would have this type of steel. [more...]
Q: What is the magnitude of the normal force exerted on the steel by each jaw?
A: A piece of steel is held firmly in the jaws of the coefficient of friction between the steel and each of the jaws of the vise [more...]
Q: How can you test for iron using aspirin?
A: I need to test for iron in spinach, roast beef, and cereal and I don't have access to an [more...]
Q: What is the formula for calculating how much a steel girder will bend under load ?
A: If I have a rolled steel bar (square section tube), 20mm x 20mm in section, with walls 1.5mm thick, and it [more...]
Q: What is the function of the heme iron in hemoglobin?
A: What is the need for iron in hemoglobin? I have looked at a structural diagram and it 'seems [more...]
Q: What is the algebraic formula to solve ultimate strength on a simple steel beam and will you explain…
A: This is a steel frame on a trailer. I had this down pat when in college. My algebra is very rusty at this time. You know use it or lose it. [more...]
Q: How is it possible to make an steel structure come down in a free fall?
A: Who is it possible for an steel structure to take, the way of most resistance down, and steal be in a free fall, whit out any use of explosive? [more...]
Q: How do I make my own iron core for a transformer?
A: I read that I must paint the iron frame with enamel and then plastic. Is this necessary, and if so, is there [more...]
Q: What are the optimal settings to weld stainless steel to galvanized steel?
A: I am trying to weld a galvanized steel handle to a hardened stainless steel pot and I am doing it with [more...]
Q: What happens to iron oxide in the blood?
A: What happens if iron oxide gets in the blood? definitive answer. Some say there's iron oxide in the blood and that's why blood [more...]
Q: How can steel frame buildings like WTC building 7 fall completely in one go?
A: Yet in other steel frame buildings they have to spend months setting up explosive [more...]
Q: What's the difference between slitting steel and cutting steel?
A: I've been told that cutting a certain type of steel to long (6m) thin bars will have an effect on the straightness of the [more...]
Q: What factors would effect the rate of oxidation of iron? Is temperature a significant factor?
A: Asking this in regards to the oxidation of the free iron in the oceans during the Siderian period, when photosynthesis was [more...]
Q: What material is used to contain molten steel?
A: When you see steel mills you see molten steel pouring out of a furnace into huge ladles [more...]
Q: How can I turn a steel garage or bird cage into a Faraday cage?
A: Can a steel garage and bird cage be a foundation for a Faraday cage soldering or gluing the rest of the wiring? [more...]
Q: What is the weight of iron poles with a diameter of 15cm each measuring 10m long?
A: A huge cargo truck will be used to transport this shipment with this iron bars with a huge containers box measuring 10m length, by 2m [more...]
Q: What is iron seeding and how might it reduce atmospheric CO2 levels?
A: I have no idea what iron seeding is! I know a bit about CO2 and the atmosphere [more...]
Q: In a salt water and steel electrolisys, whats the resulting sediment?
A: I do steel etching electrolysis using table on the elements in the steel. Any one knows what's the [more...]