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Does any one know the recipe for thermite? Answered

I think that thermite is made with aluminum powder and rust powder but im not sure that is the exact recipe and i need to know the ratio.

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chubby8

8 years ago

its iron oxide and aluminium
i think its 7:3 by volume
 

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Lotsa Bad Luckchubby8

Answer 6 years ago

If you don't know, iron oxide is rust and the aluminium needs to be a powder or small granules. Just FYI. (Below fwjs28 says where you can get Al powder easy.)

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chubby8Lotsa Bad Luck

Answer 5 years ago

Oh i know, ive just finished a-level chemistry and have seen the thermite reaction peformed a couple times in the lab.

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TANZMEISTER

7 years ago

Instructables and Google search options are your friend!

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zombiefire

8 years ago

go to this link http://www.metacafe.com/watch/2347014/how_to_make_thermite/

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rickharris

9 years ago

Yes - but don't

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lemonie

9 years ago

Yes lots of people know this.

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fwjs28

9 years ago

get an etch a sketch and extract the aluminum...thats all the farther im going :)