They use a metallic blow pipe to blow outermost zone of flame

It is because

  1. the outermost zone of flame is hottest zone
  2. Gold and silver have high melting points
  3. It helps in easily melting gold,metal into different shapes and patterns


Goldsmith melting gold looks like

Goldsmith melting silver ring - Teachoo.jpg




NCERT Question 10 - Which zone of a flame does a goldsmith use for melting gold and silver and why?
View Answer

  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 6 Class 8 - Combustion And Flame

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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 11 years and a teacher from the past 11 years. He teaches Science, Accounts and English at Teachoo