Where to get powdered Iron oxide and powdered Aluminium in Devon ?

 

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If you do need it for magnetic uses and not to create a ball of molten steel you will need black iron oxide, not the red one.

Although I fail to see where the aluminium poweder comes into play with this purpose...

A combination of aluminium powder and red iron oxide only has one purpose...

Funny though that "weird" request like this pop up almost daily now and always coming from freshly registered users - coinidence or will we really see a project based on it ? LOL

email me ... shabzandre@gmail.com

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lmiller314 years ago
Surprisingly enough amazon sells all you need for thermite in one package. Here is the link and just scroll down a bit to where they suggest other items to purchase with the aluminum: http://www.amazon.com/Aluminum-Powder-30-micron-Pounds/dp/B005QFYBUY/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1362598181&sr=8-1&keywords=powder+aluminum

that is funny, and people also bought AR tools with it also.

Mr_Liss3 years ago

Iron oxide you can get quickly by setting steel wool on fire.

Cezsaria3 years ago
Etch a sketch toys are filled with aluminium powder }:)
IllegalFun7 years ago
get a tool that can be used to make dust, eg sandpaper.
then find something rusty eg that tin can you left in shed 10 years ago
sand it down and collect the rust powder (Iron Oxide)

next find an aluminium can (not magnetic... eg coke can)
sand the inside (no coatings on inside) this gives you the aluminium

Thermite uses Aluminium not Aluminium Oxide
when you burn thermite, the oxide moves from the Iron to the Aluminium
this gives out heat....

try using a clay flowerpot as the pouring device
(thermite pours out of small hole in bottom onto evil friend's car bonnet etc.)
Thank you! I was trying to find online where to get it and couldn't find anywhere's other than buying it online and getting it shipped. Thing is, I actually needed it for a project on Instructables. Here's the web address if you would like to check it out: https://www.instructables.com/id/magnetic-silly-putty/?ALLSTEPS .
dazzer730 (author)  IllegalFun7 years ago
yeah i will try that lol evil friends car that made me laugh
cheers
dazzer730 (author) 7 years ago
 Hi I am a guy in Devon interested in making Termite 
I would like to buy Powdered iron oxide and powdered aluminium over the counter if possible
can someone please help?
cheers
Darren 
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