3.Calcium Carbonate 25%
mix them all and you got smokeless powder,,
just remember mix Potassium Nitrate 80%,Sulphur 20% (not add charcoal) and hit very hard.These mixture make very very fine boom even smokeless,,,,
This is not "Smokeless" powder; it is merely a strange variation of "black powder", which is far from being smokeless.
#1. Saltpeter IS potassium nitrate.
#2. Calcium Carbonate is, basically, chalk and will not burn
#3. The only combustible is the Sulphur, which will make for a very weak propellant that would produce a puff of yellow smoke.
True smokeless powder is made from Nitrocellulose, with the addition of (in the case of "double base" powders) Nitroglycerine. All bases will also have Nitroguanidine, Diphenylimine, Methyl Centralite, Dibutyl Phthalate, Dinitrotoluene, and Lamp Black among other things. It is possible to make your own smokeless powder, but you had better be well grounded in chemistry, and chem lab procedures. It is NOT something that should be attempted by an uneducated and/or drunk/stoned moron; unless they like the idea of having themselves scattered in small pieces across the landscape.
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The 'recipe' at the top has confused true smokeless powder with the manufacture of older 'black' powder, a less-energetic gunpowder used before the invention of 'smokeless' powder. It can be made from Sulphur (Or coal, supposedly), a nitrate chemical (typically Potassium Nitrate, or 'Saltpeter') and Charcoal. The sulphur can be omitted from the mix, but the reaction of the powder tends to be weaker as a result.
The ratios are (roughly):
15 Parts Nitrate (Potassium Nitrate / 'Saltpeter')
2 Parts Sulphur (or coal)
3 Parts Charcoal
Calcium Carbonate is, as was mentioned before, chalk, and has never (to the best of this writer's knowledge) been used in the manufacture of Black Powder or Smokeless Powder.
Please be sure to check the laws in your state, city, town or country as New York, New Jersey, Conneticuit, Washington D.C. and other United Staes Of America territories require the Non-Licensee has at least a "Low Explosives Manufacturer License" class 28 to 32 if you make your own powders as a hobbie (model rocket, fireworks, etc.)
Per ATF website you must meet certain requirements such as having a magazine to store your explosive powders in. The explosive mixtures cannot be stored in or near a residential dwellings and must be within a certain distance from the dwellings. Your "Magazine" will need to be inspected and you will be interviewed by an ATF officer or an officer for the state or city you are located.
There are fees and a background check. Although per ATF a person can buy and/or own up to 50lb of commercially made black powder, the "Non-Licensee" cannot be a felon or have a history of mental illness.
Any mixtures containing Nitrates, Acids and/or any other chemicals (Listed on the ATF website) that can produce an explosion after being mixed is considered "Manufacturing Explosives" regardless of the amount (even a mole). A "Low Explosive manufacturer" license is required otherwise the person(s) can be charged/prosecuted in accordance to the currect laws in your city/state ("think 911").
there are several options: Battery and steel wool (9volt works well but so will any AA, AAA, C or D cell) all you have to do is touch the steel wool to both terminals. Flint and steel- provides sparks. You will need tinder, kindling, etc Magnesium rod and steel- provides sparks. Again tinder and kindling are needed. Friction- Bow method... fun but can be a challenge. Magnifying glass... Or light from an existing hot coal using items like a tinderbox.
actually, that is just black powder with less smoke, in reality, smokeless powder is nitrocellulose, or gun cotton, witch is far diffrent, read the anarchist's cookbook, it has detailed instructions, very informational,
To make a smokeless fire we must use a clean fuel like LPG, Ethyl Alcohol, CNG, etc.
Not directly, but fire can be used to help make electricity, for example fire can be used to boil water and make steam, steam can be used to power generators which in turn make electricity.
to make fire. when you are out in the wilderness and don't have any matches or a lighter. you can rub two sticks together for a while and it will make a fire!
The rising hot gasses from the fire drag the particles with them.
Yes..Wind can control fire..Blow it out, make it change direction, bring rain to put it out.
Wind bears more oxygen that helps the fire not to burn out. Wind destroys small fire, but encourage big fire. The wind becomes the friend of fire that burns forests. The same wind causes destruction of fire on the form of a lighted wick.
Smokeless fire which is plasma
Yes, but you can only burn 'smokeless fuel'.
Smokeless burning mosquito coils are caused by chemical reactions. These reactions cause odors that attract mosquitoes but then kill them.
No. In general you should never use smokeless powder in a firearm designed specifically for black powder. To do so may be very dangerous. If in doubt, have the gun inspected by a qualified gunsmith and only fire smokeless powder in the gun if a properly qualified gunsmith tells you it is safe to do so.
.30 caliber bullet, 30 grains of blackpowder when it was originally made. Smokeless powder is now used. Actually the 30-30 began life as the 30 WCF (Winchester Center Fire) aka 30 Winchester Smokeless or 30 SMOKELESS. The second 30 refers to 30 grains of smokeless powder. (30 grains of black powder would have been a pretty whimpy load)
No one knows because smoke doesn't have to be visible to exist. Smoke and heat is a combination of hot air and the smoke depends on the material being burned, some burn light and others dark black smoke. Does burning gas from a lighter have no smoke?well, it still burns and heats the air around it and it climbs fast vertically and blurs the air.. That is invisible smoke or hot air from a clean burning fuel. That brings us to one conclusion, smokeless fire is a fire that gives no heat and that is not something of this realm. however, the Muslims have a description of demons in the Qur'an as been created from "smokeless fire" and humans from clay.
That will depend on the local laws, such as the fire codes, and the type of powder. Black powder is an explosive, and is typically more restricted than smokeless powder. Check with the Fire Marshall where you live.
There are no calories in smokeless tobacco.
Do not attempt to do load with smokeless powder.
Yes. the model 1893 was made for black powder. Model 1897's were made for smokeless and replaced the 1893. Both black powder and smokeless were used for many years, side by side. People got smart and started only buying smokeless shells, easy to clean.