Cyanate decomposition , Hive Chemistry Discourse
    Aurelius (Hive Bee) 12-14-01 22:56 No 247614
      Cyanate decomposition </td> <td class="text_bg" align="right" valign="top">  <a href="" title="Add this post to your bookmark list in your Private Area">Bookmark</a>  </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr class="text_bg"> <td colspan="2" valign="top" align="left"> <br> Can anybody elaborate on the decomposition of cyanates to cyanides by heating?  <br>KCNO -heat-> KCN + CO  (supposed to take place below 800*C)<br>aurelius doesn't have the access to <br>J. Prakt. Chem. 1877 (ii) 16, 201    or<br>J. Prakt. Chem. 1880 (ii) 21, 77<br><br>the main concerns being <br>what is the minimum decomposition temperature for this rxn?<br>Does it need to be free of N2 or O2 to work?<br>Are there any particularly hazardous fumes evolved?<br><br>Also, can somebody elaborate on the decomposition of K/Na ferrocyanides to Fe, C and the respective cyanide salt?<br><br>main concerns<br>At what temperature does this decomposition take place?<br>Hazardous fumes?<br><br><br> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr class="text_bg"> <td align="left" valign="bottom"><img src="../forum/images/left_bottom.gif" border="0" height="12" width="9"></td> <td valign="middle" align="center" colspan="7"> </td> <td align="right" valign="bottom"><img src="../forum/images/right_bottom.gif" border="0" height="12" width="9"></td> </tr> <tr class="page_bg"> <td colspan="9"> </td> </tr> </body> </html>