Melting Gallium Metal

 

Melting Gallium Metal

Make it yourself for this metal is unique design. This is an interesting metal because it melts at body temperature, looking a lot like mercury when it’s a liquid, but safe to touch. This comes in a small plastic vial with an attached cap. If it’s cold enough, the gallium inside will be solid, making it virtually impossible to remove. Just run hot water over the vial and it will melt and you can then just pour it out. Take care though, because this can separate into tiny drops that can easily get away, and, being a metal.

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