Potassium nitrate is a chemical compound with the chemical formula KNO3. It is
an ionic salt of .... Salt petre 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
Ancient civilizations through current day have used saltpeter for kindling by
rubbing two sticks together. Black powder is another form of saltpeter. Recipes go
Here is all the info you need to make concentrated saltpeter aka pottasium nitrate
from natural ingredients.
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.
Apr 22, 2013 ... Gunpowder is comprised of 75% potassium nitrate, 15% charcoal and ...
Survivalists and gun enthusiasts today enjoy (well, maybe) making ...
Feb 2, 2013 ... In this video, we make potassium nitrate using copper(II)nitrate and potassium
carbonate. WARNING: Potassium carbonate is an irritant and is ...
Make Potassium Nitrate from Instant Cold Packs and Potassium
HydroxideWarning: This reaction will produce large quantities of toxic ammonia
gas. Perform the ...
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 ...
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 ...