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Erythritol? Better than sorbitol?


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#21 stix

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Posted 17 October 2019 - 05:42 AM

What is the best temp to cook the erythritol/KNO3 mixture? I made a crumbly mess that wouldn't burn at all. 

 

According to wiki the melting point of Erythritol is around 121°C (250 °F). Which from memory, is pretty much correct. You can go higher without the risk of caramelisation.

 

btw. I assume you are using the "melted" method? If you are using the dissolved/re-crystallized it behaves very differently.

 

Like I pointed out above, the finer the KNO3, the thicker the mixture becomes. From my experience it was very hard to light. Nevertheless, in a larger motor, under more pressure, with a prime, I'm reckon it would work well.

 

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#22 dagabu

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Posted 30 October 2019 - 01:52 PM

Meh...

 

 

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Edited by dagabu, 30 October 2019 - 01:53 PM.

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Posted 27 November 2019 - 12:55 PM

Interesting question, thanks for posting me65gg8kLU.png






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