Introduction: Simply&Fast R-Candy

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WARNING MIXING MATERIALS CORRECTLY RESULTS IN HIGHLY EXPLOSIVE AND VOLATILE SUBSTANCE!!!
DO NOT MAKE AROUND OPEN FLAME,
HAVE PARENTAL SUPERVISION IF YOU ARE A CHILD,
PROCEED WITH CREATING SUBSTANCE IN WELL VENTILATED AREA,
TRY TO AVOID INHALATION,
ALWAYS HAVE GOGGLES AND GLOVES ON HAND,
WATCH OUT FOR PAN, WHEN USED IT IS VERY HOT!

Step 1: Chemicals Needed

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You will need as follows:

1.potassium nitrate (Its chemical formula is KNO3)

2. sucrose (table sugar)

3.corn syrup

supplies are as follows:

-heated pan

-three clean solo cups

-scale

-stirring spoon

-mortar and pestle

Step 2: Mixing

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First you make sure to have a ratio of 70%-30% KNO3 to sucrose

Grind down the sugar and KNO3 to a very fine powder

Next weigh out 7 grams of corn syrup

Heat pan to 300 degrees

add KNO3, sucrose, and corn syrup at once and start stirring

this process will take about 5mins

Step 3: Extract

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Use Stirring Spoon to gather together the substance in a clump

Turn heated pan off to let the substance stick together

Scoop up with spoon and put in clear container or a pre-made fuselage

You will have about 90 seconds before substances has fully hardened

Comments

bpetno (author)2015-04-09

*rust powder is Fe2O3 i have no idea what i was thinking above!

bpetno (author)2015-04-09

Nice work! I have found that dissolving the ingredients in water helps them to mix better and produce less waste product. Also a little rust powder (kno3) will help to increase the burnrate and initial thrust as a catalyst.