Gunpowder, also known as black powder, is the earliest known chemical
explosive. It is a ...... For gunpowder to explode effectively, the combustible
ingredients must be reduced to the smallest poss...
Use a mortar and pestle to grind each ingredient into a fine powder. ... if you're
planning on making a lot of gunpowder.
Aug 18, 2011 ... What I didn't know is that all the ingredients for gunpowder are readily available
side by side, no questions asked, in any garden center or ...
Mar 3, 2012 ... These crystals are potassium nitrate or saltpeter, the key ingredient in gunpowder
. This is also available commercially as stump remover from ...
By 300 AD, a Chin dynasty scientist named Ge Hong had certainly written down
the ingredients of gunpowder and described the explosion. Scientists made ...
Usually when I mix the ingredients, I add just enough stale urine to make the
batch ... "Flowers of sulfur is ideal for gun powder, and it can be bought in most
Consequently the ingredients of gunpowder, especially sulfur and saltpeter, have
had strategic importance. Sulfur is mined from underground deposits. Saltpeter ...
May 12, 2016 ... Knowing how to make your own gunpowder means that you can keep on ... The
ratio of these ingredients is 75% potassium nitrate, 15% ...
The ingredients tended to require remixing prior to use, so making gunpowder
was very dangerous. People who made gunpowder would sometimes add water,
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