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What pressure can a steel pipe bomb whitstand

  1. Jun 19, 2012 #1
    Hello everyone!

    Chemistry is my hobby and I want to try a new method of synthesizing some compounds. It requires a use of a pipe bomb filled up to 3/4 of it's volume with an aqueous solution of reagents and heated to about 300 C. I'm a bit scared thou. Can a 1" steel pipe, about 2mm thick and tightly sealed with caps survive the pressure?
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  3. Jun 19, 2012 #2


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    Welcome to PF, pdrol.
    Unfortunately, your question is far outside the discussion parameters of this site. Please read the first thread in this subforum, regarding dangerous activities.
    You are right to be scared, and more than just "a bit".
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