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Fastest oxidizing meterials? that are cheap to deoxidizing?

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supak111
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Apr2-13, 02:20 AM
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I'm looking for some fast oxidizing materials that are cheap to deoxidize.

For example: For my experiment I could use aluminum since it oxidizes very fast, but "aluminum oxide" is pretty expensive to turn back to aluminum as far as I know.

What other material attracts oxygen and (oxidizes fast) BUT yet are pretty cheap/easy to deoxidize? There must me some material out there that we have found a cheap deoxidizing process for.


Thanks for your help guys.
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Define cheap and easy.
supak111
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Apr3-13, 01:25 PM
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Well say to turn 1LB of the material back to NON oxidized state for less then $1 per 1LB. If it cost more then its just as expensive as using aluminum


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