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how do you make guncotton? Answered

im making a cannon model for a school project and want it to have more kick. can someone please help me?

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mix equal amounts of nitric acid and sulfuric acid,soak sheets of pure cotton batting in the acid for two to three minutes use rubber gloves and remove cotton and rinse in clear cool water then let dry, handle very carefully.

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JimFlo

8 years ago

unlicensed manufacturing or distribution of guncotton in the USA is a federal crime, a felony. Possesion on or near  school grounds the same.
Nasty acids involved too.