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This instructable will guide you step-by-step on how to EASILY produce large quantities of extremely fine German Dark aluminum powder. For those of y...
The materials you need are:Aluminum FoilA Rock Tumbler1 tablespoon of powdered charcoalAbout 25 steel balls, for the grinding mediaA Large Magnet (Not...
You'll need to take ten sheets of foil the length of your forearm and shred them into smithereens. I suggest shredding into strips.Once you are done, ...
Add all the steel balls to the barrel. Then loosely pack a big handful of the shreds in.After this is done, add 1 tablespoon of charcoal powder.
Now seal the barrel and set it on the Rock Tumbler. Turn it on.Within an hour, the confetti will have been smushed into a mess of aluminum grains. Top...
At the end of the 6-7 days, turn the tumbler off. Remove the barrel from the motor assembly and place it on a piece of paper. Carefully remove the top...
Get glass or plastic jar large enough to hold the powder. I suggest you put a detailed label on it like I did with mine. Pick up the paper by its two ...
Congratulations! You're successfully made German Dark aluminum powder! Use it in all kinds of pyrotechnic compositions, including fountains, sparklers...
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Posted:Sep 23, 2009
Making German Dark Aluminum Powder from Foil
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