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  1. Steam has no fixed or defined pressure. It depends on the temperature of the steam.Certain industries use quite low pressure steam. perhaps 2 atm absolute where the temperature is little above 100°C. ...

    1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 22/02/2011

  2. steam is gaseous form of water... the boiling point of water is 100 ..., in this state of matter, mostly bacteria will not survived in steam, so one conventional way in killing microorganisms is by autoclaving...

    1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 10/10/2012

  3. the steam will lose energy and the water will gain but the amounts will be equal (conservation of energy) (steam condenses) + (mass of steam cools as water) = (original water warms...

    1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 17/01/2010

  4. Steam can hold a lot more heat than water. You can superheat steam up to 600 degrees. The hotter the steam gets the faster it will expand and then cool. Steam actually...

    11 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 30/09/2006

  5. Steam distillation is a common way to extract oils from natural materials (i.e. getting clove oil from cloves, which I remember doing as an undergraduate). The reason...you don't have to use as much heat to achieve the distillation. Check out the wikipedia site. Another distillation that wouldn't be bad is vacuum distillation, where instead of using steam you use a vacuum to reduce pressure.

    6 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 03/08/2009

  6. Steam is more dangerous because it condenses when it touches your skin. Your skin is at a lower temperature than the steam and as you should know heat goes from high to low so the heat will transfer from...

    5 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 25/03/2010

  7. The steam is the heat medium to get the plastic close to it's nil ductility temperature...

    3 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 08/01/2007

  8. Steam is a gas. It is not visible. What most people perceive... pan of water on the stove. What is seen is not steam. It is tiny droplets of liquid water. True steam ...

    4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 21/02/2009

  9. No, steam will not burn wood if it directly subjected to it, although it would cut it. Is it hot enough, yes. Wood ignites at about 400F and steam is around 750F. Superheated steam generates more pressure...

    5 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 27/01/2007

  10. ... present and that these are pure) but not soluble in water. By steam distillation, you usually add some steam (in the form of water) to make your distillation...

    2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 26/04/2009

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