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Apr 26 i followed neds article on skylighter when i ball mill but being a noob not sure if i should stick to this process or not i use 6 pvc jars filled with a 20oz charge mill for one hour then use it for burst lift etc so far only milling for one hour works fine for lifting my 4 shellsi use 175oz as well as coating the rice hulls for

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Aug 10 ball mills are a special instrument used to break up hard solids into a fine powder they are similar to rock tumblers in that the instrument is a rotating container filled with heavy balls to grind the substance into powder the motor should have a black and a red wire coming out of it to make a ball mill start by building a wooden

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Dec 05 ok watched youtube stuff and read as much as i can about making my own black powder bp i have ordered all the chem’s and a ball mill from ebay wow it’s only a small ball mill see through drum hexagonal type which is a quart in size going to

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Dec 09 the standard formulation for black powder is 75 parts potassium nitrate 15 parts charcoal and 10 parts sulfur as always all parts are by weight you can find these chemicals at wwwskylightercom which method to use there are two methods to make bp the ball mill method and the precipitation or cia method youll need a ball mill in

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Feb 14 ballmilling black powder the one critical machine which makes this method of manufacturing black powder possible is the ball mill the quick amp easy black powder ball mill project presents an overview of a good small economical ball mill and provides important directions and safety information for its correct use the directions below are tailored to the use of the mill described in that

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Feb 15 how to choose the appropriate media for safely ball milling black powder and pyrotechnic chemicals this article on choosing milling media for a ball mill by ned gorski is a side article that goes with the ball milling 101 article milling media cautions in his book ball milling theory and practice for the amateur pyrotechnician lloyd

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Hand mixed black powder pros and cons advantagescan blackpowder be made without a ball mill you could yes make sure the chemicals pass a 200 screen what i did when i didnt have a ball mill was get a small tub and put media in it with the black powder i would then shake the living shit out of it for half an

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How to make black powder and other explosives introduction black powder also known as gunpowder is an explosive that has been around literally for centuries the exact origins of the formula are lost in time but it is known that the chinese used black powder

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How to make black powder without a ball mill yahoo answers oct you cannot make good quality black powder even with a ball mill what comes out is known as meal powder which does not have the propagation velocity of true black powder to make black powder you have to go through additional processes called pressing and corning in pressing the sulfur grains flow under high pressure to fill

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Jan 30 ball milling black powder posted in rocketry i have been ball milling my bp for a year now and lately my powder is clumping up in the mill it use to come out nice and fluffy whats happening is the potassium nitrate or sulfur absorbing moisture and causing the clumping

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Jul 26 wiki says a ball mill is a type of grinder used to grind materials into extremely fine powder for use in paints pyrotechnics and ceramics many instructables refer to united nuclear ball mills their small ball mill cost between 70 and 80 dollars for no more than 30 and in 5 minute you can build a ball mill of appreciable

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Jun 20 milling black powder posted in pyrotechnics just wanted to get a poll on varying options of most efficient yet safest way to mill black powder without a ball mill i used to use a coffee grinder however the last time i milled some i resorted to a mortar and pestle instead which was far too much work i know ball milling is the most common for large

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Make a ball mill in 5 minutes 4 steps instructables wiki says a ball mill is a type of grinder used to grind materials into extremely fine powder for use in paints pyrotechnics and ceramics many instructables refer to united nuclear ball mills their small ball mill cost between and dollars for no more than and in minute you can build a ball mill of appreciable

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May 31 first remove the wing nut on the mouth end then unscrew the cap load up the mill with some balls and fill it with your material to be milled note dont fill up the mill all the way or it wont have any room to do its job use plenty of balls and leave plenty of room for

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Oct 08 the longer the ball mill runs the stronger the black powder will be a general rule of thumb for all pyrotechnic mixtures is the finer the powder is the faster it will burn thanks helpful 0 not helpful 0 submit a tip all tip submissions are carefully reviewed before being

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Sep 11 safety of rebelthumblers tumbler ball mill posted in safety hello i am wondering what other pyros think about the safety of the rebel 17 pound ball mill it seems like it would be a deadly explosion if something were to go wrong while handling the drum before emptying it out since it is sealed with 6 threaded posts and nuts i know it is a must to wear ppe while emptying the mill but i

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Sep 29 you could yes make sure the chemicals pass a 200 screen what i did when i didnt have a ball mill was get a small tub and put media in it with the black powder i would then shake the living shit out of it for half an hour surprisingly it actually worked quite well i

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United nuclear black powder manufacture black powder must be made in a ball mill to work properly a ball mill is a rotating drum with dozens of lead balls inside the 3 chemicals are loaded into the ball mill along with the lead balls sealed shut and allowed to rotate for anywhere between 1 hour and 24 hours as the ball mill rotates the lead balls will crush the

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Make A Ball Mill In 5 Minutes 4 Steps

Wiki says a ball mill is a type of grinder used to grind materials into extremely fine powder for use in paints pyrotechnics and ceramics many instructables refer to united nuclear ball mills their small ball mill cost between 70 and 80 dollars for no more than 30 and in 5 minute you can build a ball mill of appreciable

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To make your own black powder at home you need only 3 fairly easy to obtain ingredients the method of manufacture you suggest will make weak powder you really need to ball mill – a good mill can get the job done in a few hours i 2component mill for 3 hours and then combined for an hour my powder made with willow is very