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Exotic thermites & analogs
That's fascinating.
Where did you get your silicon? Does it come as a powder or did you grind it y ...
1-1-2024 at 20:30
by: knowledgevschaos
I want to hear your favorite chemistry demonstrations
A crystal of potassium chlorate, with a bit of sulfur, wrapped in aluminium foil and hit with a hamm ...
4-12-2023 at 01:01
by: knowledgevschaos
Short question / quick answer - Thread
Hello everyone. This might sound like a dumb question, but why does iron spark on a grinder while al ...
29-11-2023 at 02:18
by: knowledgevschaos
Crystal Growing
I think that would work, as far as I know teflon repels water. What was your goal with the ammonium ...
29-11-2023 at 02:12
by: knowledgevschaos
Help with calculations for copper plating solution
Keep in mind I am also very inexperienced in electroplating, but here goes:

Concentrations in ppm ...
25-10-2023 at 00:53
by: knowledgevschaos
testing for ammonium nitrate & nitrogen content

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You will not get cyanate if you do the reaction in water, or were you proposing to try w ...
24-10-2023 at 22:32
by: knowledgevschaos
Should your family know what you are doing?
Why was she so against you preparing your hydrogen sulfide solution?
Did she hate the smell? If so, ...
24-10-2023 at 17:34
by: knowledgevschaos
NaClO3 by electrolysis
What kind of electrode are you using?
I made sodium chlorate via electrolysis with graphite gouging ...
22-10-2023 at 18:08
by: knowledgevschaos
"Smart Burn": What's in it?
I would be disappointed if such an expensive unit contained nothing more interesting than mere coppe ...
19-10-2023 at 18:00
by: knowledgevschaos
Exotic Oxidizers
Laboratory of Liptakov:
I've worked with Na-DCCA while making the purple copper complex. It was fun ...
19-10-2023 at 17:51
by: knowledgevschaos
"Smart Burn": What's in it?
Metalresearcher: Yes, they need to be replaced every 3 months.

B(a)P: That's a good article. It s ...
19-10-2023 at 01:44
by: knowledgevschaos
"Smart Burn": What's in it?
Hello everyone.
In my local hardware store I noticed a product called smart burn. It is a little st ...
18-10-2023 at 21:11
by: knowledgevschaos
Exotic Oxidizers
From what I've tried, percarbonates tend to simply glow and smoulder when burned with sugar, sulphur ...
17-10-2023 at 18:27
by: knowledgevschaos
Thermite notes and questions
Hello everyone, I've done some more experimenting with thermites, and here are some potentially usef ...
16-10-2023 at 01:50
by: knowledgevschaos
Crystal Growing
I've had a few ideas, and I just thought I'd dump them here.

A few people seem to have trouble wi ...
19-9-2023 at 18:20
by: knowledgevschaos
Suggestions for Crystal Growing
Magnesium sulfate, while not as good as some others, can definitely make some very good crystals.
I ...
17-9-2023 at 19:06
by: knowledgevschaos
Extracting the alkaloid scopolamine from datura stramonium seeds?
Thanks for the replies everyone, I can't believe I brought back a thread that's been dead for 16 yea ...
17-9-2023 at 18:43
by: knowledgevschaos
Extracting the alkaloid scopolamine from datura stramonium seeds?
Hello everyone: considering that this thread has been dead for over a decade, I'm not expecting too ...
7-9-2023 at 18:09
by: knowledgevschaos
Electroplating copper onto iron and vice versa
This might be a bit late but here goes:
Be careful with cyanides in a copper solution!
Copper (II) ...
27-8-2023 at 18:34
by: knowledgevschaos
Making Iron Oxide By Electrolysis Using Iron Nails As Electrodes
Probably a bit late but here's what worked for me:
I used electrolysis with iron rebar as electrode ...
24-8-2023 at 20:24
by: knowledgevschaos
Iron oxide by electrolysis
Probably a bit late but here goes:
Using carbonate or bicarbonate as an electrolyte has never worke ...
24-8-2023 at 18:50
by: knowledgevschaos
Calcium Sulfide
Here is an article explaining how to make phosphorescent calcium sulfide through heating oyster shel ...
17-8-2023 at 21:24
by: knowledgevschaos
Making phosphorescent materials
Phosphorescent calcium sulfide can be made through heating 1 part crushed oyster shells with 2 parts ...
17-8-2023 at 21:00
by: knowledgevschaos
Exotic thermites & analogs
Hello everyone, I have a question and this seems like the thread to put it in. Someone here mentione ...
10-8-2023 at 01:32
by: knowledgevschaos

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