Most glass takes on a more fluid consistency at temperatures of around 1350 degrees Fahrenheit. At this temperature, glass has the consistency of honey or syrup.Continue Reading
Glass is considered cold at room temperature. Its composition does not begin to change until it reaches a temperature of between 700 and 900 degrees. At these temperatures, glass begins to have the consistency of a pudding setting up. Those who work with glass know it gets to a workable temperature at around 1250 degrees where, it has the consistency of taffy.
The process of cooling glass from these extremely high temperatures must be done slowly to reduce the risk of cracking or shattering the glass.Learn more about States of Matter
Ice begins to melt when its surroundings rise above its freezing point, that being 32 degrees Fahrenheit (0 degrees Celsius). Depending on the salt content and the presence of other substances, that freezing point may be an even lower temperature.Full Answer >
Burning charcoal can produce temperatures above 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit. With a grill, the type of charcoal and grill used determines the optimal burning temperature. A kettle grill fully loaded with red-hot charcoal can produce up to 700 degrees Fahrenheit. Others can produce temperatures as low as 200 degrees Fahrenheit.Full Answer >
In 2006, scientists at Sandia Labs recorded temperatures of 3.6 billion degrees Fahrenheit, or two billion degrees Kelvin, within a super-heated gas called plasma. The temperatures were reached with the aid of the Z machine, which is an x-ray generator.Full Answer >
A bonfire built with wood and charcoal can burn at temperatures up to 2,012 degrees Fahrenheit. The color of the fire is an indicator of temperature; dark red flames are cooler at 1,112 degrees F than orange-yellow flames at 2,012 degrees F.Full Answer >