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ROCKET PROPELLANT #1

COMMENTS: This propellant is often referred to as "Candy Propellant."

PREPARATION (parts by weight):

CHEMICALPERCENT/PARTSAMOUNT
Potassium nitrate0.745
Sugar0.255
Total


This propellant is best prepared by melting the potassium nitrate and sugar together, but this is very dangerous and could result in accidental ignition during preparation. Dry mixing is possible and much safer; however, it produces lower-quality propellant.