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Cellulose Nitrate (Gun Cotton)


COMMONLY KNOWN AS SMOKELESS POWDER, NITROCELLULOSE IS EXACTLY THAT- IT DOES NOT GIVE OFF SMOKE WHEN IT BURNS.

Materials:
70ML CONCENTRATED SULFURIC ACID
30ML CONCENTRATED NITRIC ACID
5G ABSORBENT COTTON
250ML 1M SODIUM BICARBONATE
250ML BEAKER
ICE BATH
TONGS
PAPER TOWELS

Procedure:
PLACE 250ML BEAKER IN THE ICE BATH, ADD 70ML SULFURIC ACID, 30 ML NITRIC ACID

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