Potassium nitrate is a chemical compound with the chemical formula KNO3. It is
an ionic salt of .... Saltpetre is also an essential ingredient in making special
porridges, such as kunun kanwa litera...
The process for making saltpeter is very similar to that for making potash, the
chief difference being the starting material. The soluble part of wood ash is mostly
Here is all the info you need to make concentrated saltpeter aka pottasium nitrate
from natural ingredients.
How to Make Potassium Nitrate. Collecting bat guano from caves used to be the
main way to obtain potassium nitrate - also known as saltpeter - but these days ...
Mar 31, 2015 ... Ancient civilizations through current day have used saltpeter for kindling by
rubbing two sticks together. Black powder is another form of ...
Saltpeter No doubt, charcoal is the most influential ingredient for a good black
powder. But saltpeter is the key ingredient. Without the discovery of saltpeter, ...
Instructions for the manufacture of saltpetre, by LeConte, Joseph, 1823-1901. ... I
proceed, then, to give a very brief account of the method of making these.
Making your own black powder, however, is not unlawful as yet, as far as I know."
"By weight measure, black powder is made of seventy-five parts saltpeter finely ...
Apr 22, 2013 ... Gunpowder is comprised of 75% potassium nitrate, 15% charcoal and ...
Survivalists and gun enthusiasts today enjoy (well, maybe) making ...
SALTPETER MAKING; Nitre, potassium nitrate KNO3, more commonly known as
saltpetre, is formed in warm climates by bacterial action during the ...