Why Do Ice Cubes Kept Inside A Thermocol Box Not Melt Fast

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Why Ice Cubes Kept Inside A Thermocol Box Do Not Melt Fast

Ever wondered how our fruit juice vendors on streets manage to keep ice cubes in a thermocol box for the entire day in this scorching heat?
Feb 18, 2017, 1:28 pm ISTScienceAazad Staff
Ice Cubes in Thermocol Box
  Ice Cubes in Thermocol Box

Thermocol Box is a bad conductor of heat so it does not allow the entry of heat from the walls of thermocol box from surrounding to the box in which ice cubes are kept. Therefore the Ice Cubes stored in a thermocol box remain in solid state for a long time. Thermocol box acts as an insulator.

Ice stays Ice. Because of the only reason that in thermacol box there isn't any temperature that could melt ice.

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