Burning Nitrocellulose

Introduction

In this post I’m going to show the demonstration video of Nitrocellulose, made in a previous post:

https://hobbychemistry.wordpress.com/2015/04/03/synthesis-of-nitrocellulose/

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Synthesis of Nitrocellulose

Introduction

Nitrocellulose is a highly flammable polymer made from Cellulose. Burning small quantities of it makes a very entertaining flash. It is also relatively safe to burn, as you will see, making it a great compound for demonstrations or just to amaze someone. It is also known as Flash Paper, Flash Cotton or Guncotton.

Follow this link to see the remarkable burning of Nitrocellulose!

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