How to Make Flash Powder with Potassium Perchlorate

Watch this video tutorial to see how to make flash powder with potassium perchlorate and aluminum powder (400+ Mesh).

Warning: Making flash powder is not against the law, however flash powder can be very dangerous if misused. Do not attempt unless you are familiar with pyrotechnics and chemistry.

Flash powder was first used as the flash on old cameras. Now, flash powder is the explosive used in all fireworks to produce that KABOOM and white flash. It's in everything from firecrackers to rockets, and all of the ingredients can be purchased on eBay.

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Is flash powder solvent in any liquid retaining flash properties?

Simple enough ;)

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