You Can Actually Light a BBQ Using Water

It’s a crucial compound when it comes to supporting life, but water has so many amazing properties that there’s a lifetime of experiments to try with what comes pouring out of your It’s common knowledge that water is an effective tool for dousing a flame, but did you know that you can use water to start a fire too?

You Can Actually Light a BBQ Using Water

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In this video, Steve Mould demonstrates a simple experiment where water is first boiled to create steam, and then as it flows through a metal coil, the steam is superheated so that its temperature far exceeds the temperature of a flame.

It’s common knowledge that water is an effective tool for dousing a flame, but did you know that you can use water to start a fire too?

To create steam that’s hot enough to start a fire, you’ll need an even hotter flame to superheat it—like from a blowtorch.

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