ball mill potassium nitrate

Milling KNO3 - Pyrotechnics - APC Forum

2021-8-30  Milling KNO3 - posted in Pyrotechnics: I decided to mill some KNO3 in my ball mill to get fine powder for later use, so that I would not have to powder it in a mortar every time I need it, and I got some really surprising results. I got no powder at all, instead, all of the KNO3 had turned into rock hard balls with sizes ranging from grape size to almost golf ball size.

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How to Ball Mill Chemicals Safely — Skylighter, Inc.

2018-2-16  Or, the directions say to ball mill my rocket fuel for an hour. An article tells me to ball mill my star composition prior to pressing my stars. Maybe I just

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Making Black Powder with a Ball Mill - blog.skylighter

2012-7-17  We routinely recommend two ways: coffee milling and ball milling. Both ways have advantages. To grind a single chemical (vs. a mix like black powder) using a ball mill, fill your mill jar half full of hardened lead or brass grinding media, and 25% full of potassium nitrate. Turn the mill on and come back in an hour.

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How to Grind Granular Potassium Nitrate with a Coffee ...

2018-2-25  Successfully Milling Potassium Nitrate with a Coffee Blade Grinder Conclusion Granular potassium nitrate can be dried if necessary, and ground

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Quick and Easy Black Powder Ball Mill — Skylighter, Inc.

2018-2-14  A ball mill, a type of grinder, is a cylindrical device used in grinding (or mixing) materials like ores, chemicals, ceramic raw materials and paints. Ball

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Choosing Ball Milling Media for Firework Chemical Milling ...

2018-2-15  This article on choosing milling media for a ball mill by Ned Gorski is a side article that goes with the "Ball Milling 101" article.Milling Media Cautions. In his book Ball Milling Theory and Practice for the Amateur Pyrotechnician, Lloyd includes a section on casting your own lead media.

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Ball mill PyroData

2021-11-25  Ball mill. A ball mill, a type of crusher, is a cylindrical device used to grind chemicals or mix compositions. Ball mills rotate around a horizontal axis, partially filled with the material to be ground plus the grinding medium, ideally non sparking milling media like lead balls. An internal cascading effect reduces the material to a fine powder.

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How to Make Two Ounce Black Powder Rockets —

2018-2-25  The coffee mill can efficiently grind 3 ounces of the potassium nitrate at a time, and 1.2 ounces of the sulfur at a time. It only takes 10-20 seconds for each batch. Milling may go faster if you hold the mill in your hands and shake it while milling. Make sure to mill them enough that they are fluffy fine.

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How To Make Your Own DIY Gunpowder • Concerned

2020-9-9  3. Potassium nitrate, Sulfur powder, and Charcoal powder(All obtainable on e-bay) When buying try to buy as close to 5x as much potassium nitrate as charcoal powder, and 2/3 as much sulfur as charcoal ( I will explain the ratios later) 4. Wire spaghetti strainer 5. Old newspapers 6. Tupperware container 7.

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Nitrate potassium - Big Chemical Encyclopedia

Typically, dry potassium nitrate is pulverized in a ball mill. Sulfur is milled into cellular charcoal to form a uniform mix in a separate ball mill. The nitrate and the sulfur—charcoal mix are screened and then loosely mixed by hand or in a tumbling machine. Magnetic separators may be used to ensure the absence of ferrous metals.

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Black Powder – GardenBallistics

2015-3-14  Ball mill the charcoal and sulphur mix for about 8 hours (without adding any potassium nitrate). While the mill is running; per 100g of charcoal-sulphur mix, place 600ml of isopropylalcohol into a large container and place that in a fridge. In an old pan, take 75 parts of potassium nitrate and add 40ml of water per 100g of potassium nitrate.

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Nitrate potassium - Big Chemical Encyclopedia

Typically, dry potassium nitrate is pulverized in a ball mill. Sulfur is milled into cellular charcoal to form a uniform mix in a separate ball mill. The nitrate and the sulfur—charcoal mix are screened and then loosely mixed by hand or in a tumbling machine. Magnetic separators may be used to ensure the absence of ferrous metals.

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CIA method - PyroGuide - PyroData

2020-2-1  1) Ball mill only the fuel components togheter, namely charcoal and sulphur. The main advantage of the method is, that no fuel and oxidizer does not need to be milled togheter. In fact, the oxidizer does not need to be ball milled at all. 2) Prepare a saturated solution of potassium nitrate.

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Black Powder (Perchlorate) PyroData

2021-11-20  Perchlorate black powder is a simple and unoptimized variant of Standard black powder obtained by replacing the Potassium nitrate with Potassium perchlorate.No mixtures of a fuel and Potassium perchlorate can be processed in a ball mill nor rammed via hammer. Therefore the chemicals must be as a fine powder prior to the mixing process.

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ball milling black powder - Rocketry - APC Forum

2009-1-30  ball milling black powder - posted in Rocketry: I have been ball milling my bp for a year now, and lately my powder is clumping up in the mill, it use to come out nice and fluffy. Whats happening, is the potassium nitrate or sulfur absorbing moisture and causing the clumping problem

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Rocket Propellant (RP) Pyrosource Wiki Fandom

2021-11-21  Ball mill the potassium nitrate, charcoal and sulfur for at least two hours. Screen the aluminium into the meal using the screen method until the mixture is homogeneous. The meal may be used as is, but it is preferable to moisten with a 25% solution of alcohol, knead and force through a 20 mesh screen to granulate it.

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What to ball mill and what not to ball mill - Newbie ...

2008-6-26  What to ball mill and what not to ball mill - posted in Newbie Questions: I was planning on adding some silver tails to some of my shells that I made. The comp is these are in percentages Potassium Perchlorate 50 Aluminum, flake, bright. -325 mesh, 36 micron 35 Barium Nitrate 10 Shellac 5 How do you know if you should or not screen, mortar pistil, and ball mill stuff?

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Ball mill PyroData

2021-11-25  Ball mill. A ball mill, a type of crusher, is a cylindrical device used to grind chemicals or mix compositions. Ball mills rotate around a horizontal axis, partially filled with the material to be ground plus the grinding medium, ideally non sparking milling media like lead balls. An internal cascading effect reduces the material to a fine powder.

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Compositions using only Kno3 charcoal and sulfur ...

2007-8-1  An energetic lift, MUST ball mill. Chrysanthemum of Mystery (wet pressing required): - Potassium Nitrate= 45% - Charcoal= 50% - Dextrin= 5% Similar to the other Chrysanthemums, but the lack of sulfer creates a different effect. Thats all i have time for right now. Please post any compositions that use only Potassium nitrate, charcoal, sulfer ...

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How To Make Your Own DIY Gunpowder • Concerned

2020-9-9  3. Potassium nitrate, Sulfur powder, and Charcoal powder(All obtainable on e-bay) When buying try to buy as close to 5x as much potassium nitrate as charcoal powder, and 2/3 as much sulfur as charcoal ( I will explain the ratios later) 4. Wire spaghetti strainer 5.

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Nitrate potassium - Big Chemical Encyclopedia

Typically, dry potassium nitrate is pulverized in a ball mill. Sulfur is milled into cellular charcoal to form a uniform mix in a separate ball mill. The nitrate and the sulfur—charcoal mix are screened and then loosely mixed by hand or in a tumbling machine. Magnetic separators may be used to ensure the absence of ferrous metals.

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Val G. Rousseau, PhD - Physicist

2021-11-25  How to make a ball mill for black powder Return to projects list. Black powder, also known as gunpowder, is the earliest known chemical explosive. It consists of a mixture of sulfur (S), charcoal (C), and potassium nitrate (KNO 3). The sulfur and charcoal act as fuels while the potassium nitrate is an oxidizer.

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Using a Coffee/Spice Grinder to Pulverize Potassium Nitrate

2008-11-10  Granular potassium nitrate can be dried if necessary, and ground easily with a ball mill or with a coffee blade mill, so that it passes through a 100-mesh screen and is ready to be used in pyrotechnic compositions.

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United Nuclear - Black Powder Manufacture

2021-11-4  A Ball Mill is a rotating drum with dozens of lead balls inside. The 3 chemicals are loaded into the Ball Mill, along with the lead balls, sealed shut and allowed to rotate for anywhere between 1 hour and 24 hours. As the Ball Mill rotates, the lead balls will crush the chemicals together, forcing some of the Potassium Nitrate into the pores of ...

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CIA method Pyrosource Wiki Fandom

2021-11-28  1) Ball mill only the fuel components togheter, namely charcoal and sulphur. The main advantage of the method is, that no fuel and oxidizer does not need to be milled togheter. In fact, the oxidizer does not need to be ball milled at all. 2) Prepare a saturated solution of potassium nitrate.

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How to Make Black Powder (and other explosives)

2006-10-9  Potassium Nitrate is not mixed in with the fuel during the milling stage, unless you want to be picking bits of your ball mill out of the walls of your factory.) Ball Mills are very expensive, and it is unlikely that the average hobbyist will be able to afford one. There are alternatives, however. One is to simply buy the charcoal in a powdered ...

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Black Powder (Meal Powder) Pyrosource Wiki Fandom

2021-11-26  A ball mill or mortar and pestle is good, but the job can be done much faster using a coffee grinder (the finer the powder is, the faster it will burn). Grinding an oxidizer (Potassium Nitrate) together with fuel (Charcoal) with metal blades is a bad idea as it may combust. If you grind chemicals in coffee grinder be sure to have one for fuels ...

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Potassium Nitrate Technical Grade Granulated - Fireworks ...

Potassium nitrate is a white powder or long needle-like crystals manufactured by Haifa with the chemical name KNO3. This is very high quality at 99.4-99.7% purity and works perfectly for all applications. This item is granulated and has the consistency of table salt. The most famous use of potassium nitrate is probably as the oxidizer in black ...

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erica potassium ball mill - batidetect.fr

Ball Mill Exploded - Pyrotechnics - Forum. May 14, 2016 Page 1 of 3 - Ball Mill Exploded - posted in Pyrotechnics: Hi There, Today my ball mill exploded, I have used alumina balls 40mm, 30 Liters plastic jar and total 3Kg ( potassium chlorate, sugar, iron oxide, aluminium mix for an ignition charge ) During explosion ball mill runs around 300rpm and already run for 30mins.

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What are the components of black powder and their ratios ...

2021-3-1  Proportions by weight are 75% potassium nitrate (known as saltpeter or saltpetre), 15% softwood charcoal, and 10% sulfur. These ratios have varied over the centuries and by country, and can be altered somewhat depending on the purpose of the powder.

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