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Make Your Own Hydrogen

Posted April 16, 2008 by Chris

Using the basic theory of electrolysis it is fairly simple to split the Hydrogen & Oxygen atoms from water. This project write-up gives a straight forward approach using household items to accomplish electrolysis. Be careful around pure hydrogen, remember the Hindenburg disaster!

One Response to “Make Your Own Hydrogen”

  1. Tyler Says:

    Don’t use table salt (sodium chloride) or you’ll end up with poisonous chlorine gas in your bubbles. Use some other kind of salt (e.g. Epsom salt) instead.

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