SOP: The Thermite Reaction

SOP: The Thermite Reaction
Publication Date: September, 2015
Type of Resource: Standard Operating Procedure

This downloadable document is a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and detailed method for demonstrating the thermite reaction.

This reaction is potentially a very hazardous activity; however the hazards it presents can be safely managed with suitable controls in place.

The accompanying example risk assessment should be used as a guide only and users should consider risks and safety measures in their local environment before proceeding.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Different types of chemical reactions are used to produce a range of products... > ACSSU187