Engineering Question #455

umit koseoglu, a 11 year old male from the Internet asks on December 10, 2001,

how would i go about making some dry ice at home or in the school lab?

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The answer

Barry Shell answered on December 10, 2001

To make dry ice you need to compress carbon dioxide (CO2). I don't think you could do this at home or in a school as the pressures required are very high. These websites describe the process:

http://www.dryiceinfo.com/science.htm#HOW MADE

http://www.polyfoam.com/dry_ice_makers.html

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