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  • Separate Hydrogen and Oxygen from Water Through Electrolysis

    I would not advise breathing the Oxygen generated by electrolysis of water:1) Unless it is separated from Hydrogen, even then it may contain 20% Ozone for the first 30 minutes.

    No, you cannot use the lawnmower gas tank as a reservoir, the Oxyhydrogen would escape and become very unstable, perhaps explosive because of backfire.Yes, Hydrogen requires Oxygen to burn.It takes 2 volts to split a water molecule. Amps is what drives the process.To test what I have stated above, take a glass of water, add 1 teaspoon of baking soda, stir well and then drop a 9 volt battery into the water. Look carefully at the bubbles. You will Hydrogen produced at the Cathode (-) and Oxygen produced at the Anode (+). Twice as much Hydrogen (smaller bubbles) will be produced as Oxygen (larger bubbles).

    No, you cannot use the gas tank as a 'reservoir' because of the danger of flashback.Yes, Hydrogen requires Oxygen to burn.2 Volts are required to split a water molecule.Amps determines the speed of electrolysis.Take a glass of water, stir in a teaspoon of baking soda then drop in a 9 volt battery. Hydrogen bubbles will stream up from the Cathode(-) post and Oxygen bubbles will stream up from the Anode(+) post.

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