A Bunsen burner is used in a laboratory to heat substances during an experiment. A Bunsen burner is a small gas burner that uses an adjustable flame. The flame is adjusted by increasing or decreasing the amount of gas an... More »

There are three primary flame temperatures that scientists use, including 300 degrees Celsius, 500 degrees and 700 degrees. On a Bunsen burner, the lowest temperature is the safety flame, and this is light orange. The mi... More »

The barrel on a Bunsen burner is the metal tube that is screwed onto the burner’s base. It contains the air intake openings that let air into the burner when uncovered and stop the entry of air when shut. The barrel is a... More »

The barrel on a Bunsen burner is the metal tube that is screwed onto the burner’s base. It contains the air intake openings that let air into the burner when uncovered and stop the entry of air when shut. The barrel is a... More »

An evaporating dish is used in a laboratory to heat a substance or a solution using a Bunsen burner flame. Made from porcelain, ceramic or borosilicate glass, they are relatively flame-resistant. Those that are used for ... More »

In chemistry, a literature value is any value that is necessary to carry out an experiment in a laboratory. This may include physical data, instructions for synthesis, reactions, concepts and techniques. Literature value... More »

A Bunsen burner is made up of the base, a barrel with air holes, a collar, a needle valve and a gas hose. Some of these parts can be adjusted to change the properties of the flame that the burner produces. More »