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Jul 17, 2012 Jul 17, 2012 Making Black Powder with a Ball Mill. Just so you know what’s going on. This is me in my backyard. I am using a homemade ball mill I’ve had for 20 years, and Skylighter’s ” antimony-hardened lead balls. Check out my fancy-dancy mill jar! It’s a one-gallon plastic mayonnaise jar stuck inside a large coffee can for reinforcement

  • Make Black Powder Quick and Easy — Skylighter, Inc
    Make Black Powder Quick and Easy — Skylighter, Inc

    Feb 14, 2018 The Quick & 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 project, though if you already have a different mill, the instructions may be easily

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  • ball milling black powder - Rocketry - APC Forum
    ball milling black powder - Rocketry - APC Forum

    Jan 30, 2009 Jan 30, 2009 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

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  • How do you know when your ball-milled black powder is
    How do you know when your ball-milled black powder is

    Apr 26, 2011 I followed Ned's 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 shells(i use 1.75oz) as well as coating the rice hulls for

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  • Black Powder Manufacture - PyroGuide - PyroData
    Black Powder Manufacture - PyroGuide - PyroData

    When we make use of an improved CIA method and proper raw materials, we can produce a suitable black powder product even in absence of a ball mill. Although its burning speed is nowhere near commercial, it s good enough for many pyro applications (for

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  • Tumbler Black Powder - narkive
    Tumbler Black Powder - narkive

    Jan 19, 2008 Jan 19, 2008 Make your own or order some good stuff (charcoal). You can ball mill the stuff skylighter sells for 48 hrs and still get same results or you can use the good stuff and get better than goex. I can ball mill my BP using my ficus charcoal for 1 hr and get some respectable stuff. Also, w/ 100 0.5 Pb balls you will only make about 150gms total, at

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  • Black Powder - WPAG
    Black Powder - WPAG

    Sep 14, 2020 Wheel mills o Used to make commercial black powder Stamp mills o Used to make commercial Ball mills o Best way for hobbyist to make good fast black powder o Easy to build or purchase yourself o Can use lead (recommended) or ceramic for milling media o Recommend getting Lloyd Sponenberg’s book “Ball Milling Theory and Practice” ($19.94 at

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  • Black Powder – GardenBallistics
    Black Powder – GardenBallistics

    Mar 14, 2015 Mar 14, 2015 Making black powder is more complex than simply mixing the three ingredients together. This is in fact called green powder or polverone which burns slowly and inefficiently leaving lots of un-burnt solids behind. Proper black powder is mixed thoroughly to a fine powder using a ball mill or with other non-sparking grinding media

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  • United Nuclear - Black Powder Manufacture
    United Nuclear - Black Powder Manufacture

    The mixing process for Black Powder is just as important as the formula. 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

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  • Cheap and Simple Ball Mill : 10 Steps - Instructables
    Cheap and Simple Ball Mill : 10 Steps - Instructables

    Cheap and Simple Ball Mill: Last year for the Fourth of July, I wanted to make some black powder to celebrate American freedom with a bang. However, one step in the manufacture of black powder is running it in a ball mill to grind it into a fine powder. I was not in possession

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  • Ball Mill Design
    Ball Mill Design

    some of the key design criteria for making your own ball mill. This is a good starting point for anyone interested in making their own black powder, which is the foundation upon which all other pyrotechnics have been built. Grinding Theory: There are a lot of misconceptions about what goes on in a ball mill

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