Does jet fuel burn hot enough to melt steel?

Answer Jet fuel burns extremely hot, up to 1800 degrees F. It is still not hot enough to burn steel, which requires 2750 degrees F. This gap remains one of the central arguments of September 11 conspiracy... Read More »

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Can jet fuel melt steel?

Jet fuel cannot melt steel. Jet fuel only burns at temperatures between 800 to 1,500 degrees Fahrenheit while steel requires temperatures above 2,750 degrees Fahrenheit. Note that this refers only... Read More »

How to Melt Steel Scrap?

Steel is one of the most common alloys in the world, one that most people encounter on a daily basis. According to the University of Illinois, steel is an iron-based alloy that in most circumstanc... Read More »

How hot does it have to be to melt reinforced steel?

The melting point of steel is 1,500 degrees C. The "rebars" commonly used for reinforcing structures are often produced from composites rather than solid steel and may have much lower melting point... Read More »

Can I burn in a galvanized steel garbage can?

Don't burn anything in a galvanized steel garbage can. Doing so will release a poison called zinc oxide, which causes zinc fume fever. Headache, gastrointestinal pain, vomiting and a series of othe... Read More »