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it would melt faster in a glass container faster.

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Q: Will ice melt faster in a plastic or glass container by itself?
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Will ice melt faster in a plastic medal or glass container?

yes it will

Why ice melts faster in glass than plastic?

Although glass is a decent insulator, plastic makes a better thermal insulator. Ice should therefore melt (absorb heat) faster in a glass container than in a plastic one.

Why would ice alone melt faster in a glass container instead of a plastic container?

Because glass is a better conductor of heat while the plastic is not so insulates the ice better from the heat.

Why does ice cream melt faster in glass?

Melts faster in glass than in what? Than in metal, no, metal conducts heat better than glass, in a plastic bowl?? It would depend on the container.

Does water cool faster in a glass container or a plastic container?

A glass container, because glass is a liquid that has the ability to form as a solid, while glass looks like a solid at a molecular level the atoms are actually moving, just like a liquid, the formation of glass molecules is highly irregular. But because the atoms are moving the energy or heat from water is allowed to escape past these molecules and cool the water.

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Will ice melt faster in glass or plastic?

It all depends on the heat transfer coefficients of each material. Depending on the thermodynamic properties of each container, the ice could melt equally as fast no matter what the material: glass or plastic. Heat Transfer is mostly about area. If the plastic container is bigger than the glass container, and each container have the same thermodynamic properties, and contain the same amount of ice, then the ice in the plastic container would probably melt faster. Though, if at all possible, you should always lay a container down on its side. This increases the heat transfer area and allows the item to thaw somewhat quicker. Hope this is a quick and dirty explanation.

Will an ice cube melt faster on a glass metal or plastic plate?

glass collects more heat than plastic so yes an icecube can melt more faster on glass than on plastic

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No. Plastic can release Dioxin Carcinogens which causes cancer.

Why does evaporated milk have to be stored in a glass or plastic container after opening?

well you can't put it back in the can so what else would you store it in. So it needs to be storded in a glass or plastic container well you can't put it back in the can so what else would you store it in. So it needs to be storded in a glass or plastic container

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Any container - metal, glass, plastic - will do. Bear in mind that a metal container will cool down; for this reason, glass and plastic are better.

What freezes faster water in a plastic cup or a glass one?

the answer is the glass cup

Should you melt chocolate in glass bowl or plastic?

Plastic container because it is easier to wash and glass is breakable, and plastic is just the sort of thing to use for melting chocolate, not glass.

Why are chemicals stored in glass or plastic container rather than metallic?

Coz glass and plastic are least reactive than metals

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the plastic keeps any heat in but the glass conducts is so it can melt fster

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What is a regent bottle?

This is a container from glass or plastic to store chemical reagents.

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Maybe you should change your question to something more like, "Will the difference in material between a glass container and plastic container affect the rate of condensation of water?"

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Foam container will keep it hotter. The air bubbles in the foam act as an insulator.

What is a plastic or glass container that is used for storing liquids?

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