Instructables: exploring - technology - glow - dark - nurd - cyalume http://www.instructables.com Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:47:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make Glow Sticks - The Science http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Glow-Sticks-The-Science/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/8MK8/GBOTJEXQ/FHR8MK8GBOTJEXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/8MK8/GBOTJEXQ/FHR8MK8GBOTJEXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/8MK8/GBOTJEXQ/FHR8MK8GBOTJEXQ.SMALL.jpg NurdRage We show how to make glow sticks and go through all the chemicals needed as well as how to make different colors. We also talk about the chemistry and scientifically research a proposed mechanism. To make the glow stick mix together the following: 10mL Diethyl Phthalate (solvent) 3mg of fluorescent...
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Sat, 17 Jul 2010 18:56:54 PDT
How To Make TCPO (for making glow sticks) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-TCPO-for-glow-sticks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/0I7B/FUI0RZ5V/FGP0I7BFUI0RZ5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/0I7B/FUI0RZ5V/FGP0I7BFUI0RZ5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/0I7B/FUI0RZ5V/FGP0I7BFUI0RZ5V.SMALL.jpg NurdRage How to make TCPO or bis(2,4,6-trichlorophenyl) oxalate, used in glow stick reactions.WARNING: This procedure should only be performed by, or under the direct supervision of, an experienced chemist. Please refer to the material safety data sheets of all chemicals for their hazards. Synthesis must be ...
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Mon, 11 May 2009 10:04:46 PDT
Make a Glow Stick Reaction Using Real Chemicals http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Glow-Stick-Reaction-Using-Real-Chemicals/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/9022/FRXUSXGA/FW29022FRXUSXGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/9022/FRXUSXGA/FW29022FRXUSXGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/9022/FRXUSXGA/FW29022FRXUSXGA.SMALL.jpg NurdRage Here I show you how to make a glow stick reaction with real chemicals. Yes this is a repost, i made a huge mistake on the last oneThe glowstick reaction is made using a diphenyl oxalate derivative known as bis(2,4,6-trichlorophenyl)oxalate or TCPO. Additional ingredients include ethyl acetate as a s...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2009 22:12:58 PDT