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STROBING PROPELLANT #2 (BLUE)

SOURCE: Greg Gallacci.

COMMENTS: The GE silicone II is noted for having an ammonia-like odor, where the GE silicones smell more like vinegar. The dimensions of the rocket made with this propellant were 1 1/8" ID, with a 1/2" core.

PREPARATION (parts by weight):

CHEMICALPERCENT/PARTSAMOUNT
Ammonium perchlorate
0.630
Silicone II 
0.220
Copper (II) oxide
0.100
PVC 
0.050
Total


Mix the copper oxide, PVC, and silicone first, in a plastic bag. Then mix in the ammonium perchlorate. This propellant is said to be somewhat "crumbly," and presses well.