Monday, 22 July 2013 09:55


Additional Info

  • ID Code: I4-31
  • Purpose: Demonstrates forces created by freezing water
  • Description: A pipe elbow with end caps is filled with water, sealed by tightening the ends, and dropped into a metal container of liquid nitrogen. Within about one minute the water freezes, expanding sufficiently to break the cast iron with a loud crack and a big cloud of vapor.
  • Availability: Not currently available; when available, please give advance notice and discuss with staff due to complex preparation
  • Loc codes: I0, I4, SU5, OS6
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