How to make HOT ICE!

Hot Ice

Wow, check out how to make HOT ICE! This is awesome if you have some sodium acetate laying around.

A heat pack like the one you are describing contains sodium acetate and water. It turns out that sodium acetate is very good at supercooling. It “freezes” at 130 degrees F (54 degrees C), but it is happy to exist as a liquid at a much lower temperature and is extremely stable. Clicking the disk, however, has the ability to force a few molecules to flip to the solid state, and the rest of the liquid then rushes to solidify as well. The temperature of the solidifying liquid jumps up to 130 degrees F in the process.

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5 Responses to How to make HOT ICE!

  1. Gil Brown says:

    It is practable for an individual to make some hot Ice and if so how can I find out how to make it.

    Gil

  2. girrrrrrr2 says:

    every time you watch this you must watch it again on meta cafe… because shooting eggs isn’t getting money…

  3. Izl says:

    Wow that looks cool, now I need to buy the stuff to make it

  4. girrrrrrr2 says:

    sodium axcitate…

  5. humberto says:

    what does sodium acetate means

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