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Mystery Nylon Factory - Chemical Demonstration Kit

by Flinn Scientific

Item #: AP2088

Price: $28.40

The Mystery Nylon Factory Polymer Chemistry Demonstration Kit is super to discuss polymer concepts. Solutions are combined before dipping in a paperclip. Remove the paperclip, and, if almost by magic, a strand of nylon is attached.

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Two solutions are poured together in a beaker. A paper clip is lowered into the solution. As the paper clip is withdrawn, almost by magic a very long strand of nylon is pulled from the beaker. A super demonstration to discuss polymer concepts. Teacher Demonstration Notes included. Enough materials are included to perform the demonstration seven times. Concepts: Polymerization, organic chemistry. Time Required: 15 minutes Chemicals Provided: Hexamethylenediamine/sodium hydroxide solution and adipoyl chloride/hexane solution. Note: Perform this demonstration in a fume hood or well-ventilated lab.