The temperature of a blue flame depends on what is on fire. A burning chemical or metal may display a blue color only after reaching a particular temperature, but that threshold can vary. More »

White flames ordinarily have a temperature of 2,500 to 2,900 degrees Fahrenheit (1,400 to 1,600 degrees Centigrade). This can vary depending on the substance burned. 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 »

Wire gauze is primarily used in science laboratories as a flame shield and is used at both the high school, college and professional levels. Wire gauze comes in several square sizes including 4 inches by 4 inches, 5 inch... More »

A Bunsen burner flame is a mixture of gas and air. A Bunsen burner is a piece of laboratory equipment that can be used to create a continuous flame by controlling the mixture of gas and air. More » Science Chemistry Chem Lab

Also known as a clay triangle, a pipeclay triangle serves as a supporting structure for items being heated on a Bunsen burner or other open flame heat source in a laboratory setting. The apparatus is shaped like an equil... More »

Testing for hydrogen gas involves heating hydrogen gas over a flame and listening for a distinctive pop. Because hydrogen is highly flammable, it will react to the heat. More »