Sealing dry-ice

  • Thread starter Pengwuino
  • Start date
  • #1
Pengwuino
Gold Member
5,124
17
Ok lets see... what would happen if i completely sealed up a box with a block of CO2 in it (with room to evaporate).

My hypothesis is I create an incredibly dangerous pressurized box ready to kill someone. Am I right?
 

Answers and Replies

  • #2
Bystander
Science Advisor
Homework Helper
Gold Member
5,390
1,470
How much room?

Kill? Maybe. Maim? Little more likely. Scare the whey out of somebody? You betcha.

Some idiot pulled a similar stunt at a science fair at one of the local schools around ten years ago --- dry ice in Mom's pressure cooker. The table it was sitting under jumped a couple feet in the air --- the people in the room with it did likewise.
 
  • #3
Pengwuino
Gold Member
5,124
17
Basically a mini-fridge hehe.
 
  • #4
kleinjahr
74
0
I saw a demonstration once. Fellow put some liquid nitrogen in a plastic pop bottle ( 2 liter). Then he tossed it into a barrel full of room temperature water. Run away! Run away! Where's my umbrella?

Never tried it with dry ice, hmmm.
 

Suggested for: Sealing dry-ice

Replies
1
Views
161
  • Last Post
Replies
7
Views
470
Replies
1
Views
472
Replies
11
Views
433
Replies
7
Views
898
Replies
1
Views
363
Replies
20
Views
1K
Replies
21
Views
716
Top