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September 21, 2021

The Secrets of the Coke and Mentos Fountain


From CompoundChem: "When Mentos are added to a bottle of Coke, their surface acts as a nucleation site, allowing carbon dioxide bubbles to form rapidly, resulting in the

'fountain effect.'"

September 21, 2021 at 04:01 PM | Permalink


Hey guys, ever hear of a funnel?
Why not use the Diet Pepsi for the most spectacular results, according to the height of its fountain? Plus, it's no-stick.
For the intrepid chemist who tries a Coke fountain in his kitchen or bathroom (or living room😧), using regular old Coke, who's gonna pay the Terminix bill when ants figure out Hey, these people keep sugar on the walls and ceiling!

Posted by: Flautist | Sep 21, 2021 7:04:52 PM

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