What color is the hottest part of the flame?

Color also tells us about the temperature of a candle flame. The inner core of the candle flame is light blue, with a temperature of around 1800 K (1500 °C). That is the hottest part of the flame. The color inside the flame becomes yellow, orange, and finally red.
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Where is the hottest part of the flame on a Bunsen burner?

Determining the hottest part of the Bunsen burner using a paper clip and match. Notice that the paperclip glows red hot at the top of the inner cone of the flame, At the bottom of the Bunsen burner it is much cooler.
  • Why is the blue flame on a Bunsen burner hotter?

    Air hole closed. A yellow flame is produced, which transfers less heat energy than the blue flame. The yellow flame is brighter than the blue flame because the specks of carbon glow when heated.
  • Why is the blue flame the hottest?

    This is due to incandescence of very fine soot particles that are produced in the flame. With increasing oxygen supply, less black body-radiating soot is produced due to a more complete combustion and the reaction creates enough energy to excite and ionize gas molecules in the flame, leading to a blue appearance.
  • How does magnesium prevent iron from rusting?

    Galvanising is a method of rust prevention. The iron or steel object is coated in a thin layer of zinc. This stops oxygen and water reaching the metal underneath - but the zinc also acts as a sacrificial metal. Zinc is more reactive than iron, so it oxidises in preference to the iron object.
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Is a white flame hotter than blue?

Note that a blue propane flame is hotter than a yellow one, but this is just due to efficient combustion, and the difference is likely in the hundreds of degrees Kelvin, not thousands. White fire might be something extremely hot, but it's more likely a mixture of several emission spectra.
  • Is a white flame hotter than blue?

    Note that a blue propane flame is hotter than a yellow one, but this is just due to efficient combustion, and the difference is likely in the hundreds of degrees Kelvin, not thousands. White fire might be something extremely hot, but it's more likely a mixture of several emission spectra.
  • What is the color of the hottest flame?

    The inner core of the candle flame is light blue, with a temperature of around 1800 K (1500 °C). That is the hottest part of the flame. The color inside the flame becomes yellow,orange, and finally red.
  • How hot is the lightning?

    Yep, the answer is a bolt of lightning, which can reach temperatures of roughly 30,000 kelvins (53,540 degrees Fahrenheit). The sun, on the other hand, is eclipsed in this case - its surface temperature is just 6,000 kelvins (10,340 degrees Fahrenheit).
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Where is the hottest part of a candle flame and why?

The hottest parts of a candle flame are actually the blue, almost invisible area near the base, where oxygen is drawn in, and the blue/white part around the edge, where the flame meets the oxygen-rich air all around it. The flame gets progressively cooler as you move in from the outside edge toward the wick.
  • How hot is the flame of a candle?

    Dark brown/red inner part of the flame: 1000°C (1830°F). Red/orange inner part of the flame: 800°C (1470°F). Body of the candle: 40–50°C (104–122°F). Melted pool of wax on top of the candle: 60°C (140°F).
  • What is the hottest part of a flame on a torch?

    The outer flame is a dark transparent blue. The inner flame is lighter, opaque in color, and comes to a sharp tip inside the outer flame. Just in front of that lighter flame is the “sweet spot,” or the hottest part of the flame. Use this point to quickly heat metal and flow solder.
  • Is a candle burning a chemical or physical change?

    In a burning candle, there are both physical and chemical changes. The melting of the solid wax to form liquid wax and the evaporation of liquid wax to form wax vapour are physical changes. The wax vapour reacts with oxygen in the air to form new substances including carbon dioxide and ash.

Updated: 21st November 2019

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