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Graphite has no melting point, and instead turns into gas at 6254 degrees Fahrenheit through the process of sublimation. Graphite is entirely made up of the element carbon. More »

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Two techniques for melting gold are simple melting and smelting. The simplest techniques for melting gold involve placing it in a crucible capable of withstanding a temperature of 1943 degrees Fahrenheit, the melting poi... More »

Tungsten, element 74, has the highest melting point of all of the elements on the periodic table. Its melting point is approximately 3,695 Kelvin, or 3,422 degrees Celsius. More »

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A solid can turn directly into a gas through a process called sublimation. In this instance, the solid vaporizes without going through the intermediary liquid stage. For example, in the water cycle, this would involve sn... More »

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You can freeze dry rose petals by the process of sublimation. Sublimation involves freeze drying the petals for around 12 hours at a prescribed temperature. Moisture from the petals is gradually pulled out in vapor form ... More »

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Ice sometimes shrinks inside of a frost-free freezer because of a process known as sublimation. According to the University of California, Davis, sublimation occurs when a solid, such as ice, quickly vaporizes into a gas... More »

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The boiling point of pure water is 212 degrees Fahrenheit at one atmosphere of pressure, or 760 millimeters of mercury. Such conditions are known as standard pressure. The boiling point is affected, however, when the pre... More »

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