CBSE - X - Chemistry - Metals and Non Metals
What is thermit reaction? Give examples
Thermite process is a reduction of metal oxide with highly reactive metal like sodium and aluminium. These reactions are highly exothermic. Iron oxide when reacted with aluminium gives iron and aluminium oxide and large amount of heat which meltsthe metal which is reduced.
Al +Fe2O3Al2O3 +Fe+ Heat
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