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Science Project: Acid and Soda Can Reaction


2004

I am doing a science project, and I need information as to the reaction of aluminum cans with the acids in Pepsi and/or Coke. If possible, please contact me as soon as possible.

Ashleigh W.
Student - Waldorf, Maryland, United States of America


2004

Have your cans of Pepsi or coke spilt all over the floor? If not, why not and if so, what has gone wrong?

trevor crichton
Trevor Crichton
R&D practical scientist
Chesham, Bucks, UK


Kids Guide to Research
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2004

There basically is no reaction because the inside of the can has an ultra thin "plastic" coating on it, therefore the acids do not get to the aluminum.

James Watts
- Navarre, Florida


2004

The acid in question is carbonic acid. The resistance of aluminum to it is easily researched.

James Totter
James Totter, CEF
- Tallahassee, Florida



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