How would you have me manufacture gun powder on board, without either saltpetre
, sulphur, or charcoal?
With the aid of his pickaxe, Dantes, after the manner of a labor-saving pioneer, dug a mine between the upper rock and the one that supported it, filled it with powder, then made a match by rolling his handkerchief in saltpetre
At night I slept at the house of the owner of one of the saltpetre
can be easily sought from a friendly local butcher or purchased online.
When the plant was operating, we smelt saltpetre
all the time.
Fireclay was used for the crucibles they melted glass in, using a combination of sand, red lead, potash and saltpetre
, heating the combination to around 1,400 degrees centigrade.
What compound is formed from a mixture of saltpetre
, charcoal and sulphur?
Scent pastilles were compounded of very finely ground charcoal, saltpetre
, a binder and a fragrance.
6 He also records an indigo dyer of Pondicherry using saltpetre
A The Inbetweeners B Fresh Meat C Psychoville D The Thick Of It QUESTION 5 - for 5 points: What is made from a mixture of saltpetre
Max's bomb, described in court as being made of a tin filled with a mixture of sulphur, saltpetre
, and charcoal, was found before it exploded, and he was arrested within twenty-four hours.
Among the components found were bags of potassium nitrate, sulphur, saltpetre
, pressure cookers and headlight bulbs, "all products or instruments useful in the making of what we call improvised explosives," Molins said.