Metal Refining & Recovery, Episode19: Gold From Mercury

Hi everyone, welcome back to Cody’s lab So this here’s my mercury distillation apparatus that I built in a previous video link in the description I just got through using this to distill several hundred pounds of mercury and it worked flawlessly right up to the point where the tube somewhere got plugged. Uh… I […]

Guide to Metal Melting Points (ºF)

Depending on your project, melting point can play a key role in the material you choose. Anything from forging high-temperature applications can drastically change your decision. Online Metals is here to provide a quick walkthrough of the wonders of melting points. Each alloy and material have a range of temperatures with lower end of the […]

Liquid Metal vs Dry Ice

Quick reminder guys Check the description for a link to our self made seminar It’s a three day hands on training event where we are going to teach you how to make a living making videos at home Hey guys I’m Nate welcome back to the King of random Today we’re gonna be trying an […]

What Does DRY ICE Do in a Metal Foundry?

Hey guys welcome back, thanks for joining us today on the king of random in the past We’ve done several experiments with dry ice and we’ve had two viewers Give us suggestions of other things to try with the dry ice Daniel milage ask How does liquid nitrogen compare to a cooling bath of acetone […]

Metal Refining & Recovery, Episode 23: Recovering Inquart Silver

Alright everyone welcome at Cody’s lab so in this bucket is the liquid that is the result of adding dilute nitric acid to the silver gold alloy, so this liquid contains mostly silver nitrate a little bit of copper nitrate and a trace of palladium and I think today I want to extract the silver. […]

Burning Stuff With 2000ºF Solar Power!!

In a previous project I found a free tv and turned it into a giant solar scorcher. This shoots out a deadly beam of sunlight, that’s hot enough to abuse food, melt metal and burn things you probably shouldn’t. Today seemed like a good day to play with my Solar Scorcher. I positioned my frame […]

Mad Science: MELTING Metal with Sunlight

Guys look at that. That is absolutely crazy. What’s up my friends welcome back today. We are outside There’s a clear sky, not a cloud in sight The sun is beating down so we got out the solar scorcher because they jump down to the comments And I found this one from Christie land Sue […]

The Metal Melter

I’ve just modified this Microwave Oven Transformer into a dangerous little device. 800 amps of electrical current is about to be bad news for anything made of metal. Today I’m in the mood to melt some metal. This Microwave Oven Transformer used to be a dangerously high-voltage device, but I modified it so the voltage […]

MEGA Metal Foundry

What’s up guys welcome back, thanks for joining us today on the king of random in the past We’ve shown you how to make your very own backyard foundry using a metal bucket and this stuff called kaowool Well this has worked out great. We’ve used it for a whole bunch of different projects and […]