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when makeing sodium?

— Posted by leave me alone on 12:32 am on Mar. 31, 2002

When trying to make sodium i found that i couldn’t melt the salt, i tried with a mini bbq.  I read you have to heat the salt to 800C. Has anyone here ever made it before. What is a good heat source.

— Posted by chroniccrescent on 1:24 am on Mar. 31, 2002

a jet engine should provide the heat, need liquid oxygen though

— Posted by JaMeZz34 on 6:14 am on Mar. 31, 2002

a bunsen burner shud do it, ppl say they go up to 800 oC on the blue flame, but apparently it can go up to 1000

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