potassium chlorate


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potassium chlorate

[pə′tas·ē·əm ′klȯr‚āt]
(inorganic chemistry)
KClO3 Transparent, colorless crystals or a white powder with a melting point of 356°C; soluble in water, alcohol, and alkalies; used as an oxidizing agent, for explosives and matches, and in textile printing and paper manufacture.
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Hydrogen peroxide was tested in this study as a representative of the peroxide explosives, and potassium chlorate was tested as a representative of the chemical oxygen generators.
FBI expert Donald Sachtleben built three liquid bombs, made from a mix of potassium chlorate, sulphur and sugar a tatesting site in Virginia, US.
He built and detonated three devices made from a 7oz mixture of potassium chlorate, sulphur and sugar using batteries from a portable CD player to set-off the weapon.
Many Depression-era barrels pitted by potassium chlorate primers were rebored to .
2]O, and the next day they were placed in a first bleaching solution [potassium ferricyanide in potassium chlorate solution, lactic acid] for 60 sec at room temperature.
Amazingly, though flies are typically regarded as nothing more than a pesky nuisance, this image of a muscoid fly conveys an element of wonder, and beat out over 1,700 photomicrographs that beautifully captured everything from crystallized potassium chlorate to seaweed to Velcro.
Silvester Tendean sold two tons of potassium chlorate to Amrozi,a key suspect in the October 12 blasts,at his shop in Surabaya, East Java.
a mixture of potassium chlorate and sulfur rips away a counter and injures five.
These replaced the earlier potassium chlorate priming compounds that produced corrosion in the bore if not cleaned after shooting.
Potassium iodate for calibrators and analytical grade arsenic trioxide, potassium chlorate, perchloric acid (700 g/L), ammonium persulfate, tetraammonium cerium (IV) sulfate dihydrate, sodium chloride, and sulfuric acid were obtained from Wako Pure Chemical Industries.
He had legal chemicals,'' Wainscott said, listing potassium chlorate, sulphur and assorted oxidizers - along with gunpowder - as the items found at White's home.
On February 28, a drum containing spent and rejected smoke bombs and canisters of a dye-and-smoke mix containing hexachloroethane, granular aluminum and potassium chlorate, exploded at the dump, igniting flammable liquids stored in a nearby pit.

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