Aluminum powder substitute in thermite?

Is there anything I can use as a sub for aluminum powder when making thermite? Or any good way without a mill, grinder, or blender to make powder?

Ian014 years ago
Wikipedia says you can use any other reactive metal, but aluminium is the best and the cheapest.

frollard4 years ago
In order to be thermite it has to be aluminum. It's rather inexpensive to get at online retailers.

...there are some easy results to be had also: