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How Do I Do High Temperature Steaming?

  1. May 18, 2013 #1
    Hello all,

    I am looking to create a steaming unit that will steam catalyst at 816 C. I'm unsure as to what is the best way to go about this. Would a sealed container with steam and catalyst be the best or would flowing steam be better? Any recommendations on what type of setup to use? I was thinking an electric kiln.

    I've looked at science journals but none of them describe the process. Hopefully someone here have some insight on how this is done.
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  3. May 18, 2013 #2


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    I don't know what you are up to, but casual handling of high temperature steam is definitely NOT RECOMMENDED. Steam is invisible, and at the temperature you quoted, steam is easily capable of producing serious, if not fatal, burns. If inhaled, even in small amounts, the damage to the lungs would be serious, if not fatal.
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