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The purpose of this demonstration is to show the proper technique of lighting and adjusting the Bunsen burner and to understand its operation. Regions of combustion and variations in temperature in the Bunsen burner flame are observed by placing pieces of cardboard, glass tubing, wire, wire gauze, and a match in the flame.


  • Safety
  • Laboratory Technique
  • Combustion