Magic Tricks How To Make Flash Powder

Each magician loves to add a bit of sparkle and excitement in his show. You can easily achieve this effect by making use of flash powder. This substance is often used in illusions to give them a little sparkle. These steps will help you make homemade flash powder to give your performance a big bang.

  • Everyone loves to add a bit of sparkle and excitement in his magic show.
  • You can easily achieve this effect by using flash powder. This substance is often used in shows for creating a little spark at the top of illusions.

Grab your chemical supplies. Only two ingredients make magic flash, which is aluminium powder and potassium chlorate. At least 400 mesh of aluminium powder is required. The smaller, the better. You can find this powder online in many locations. Potassium perchorate, however, is more rare.

Take the measurements of your ingredients. Make your magical flash powder by mixing 30 percent aluminum powder with 70% potassium perchlorate. You can spray fabric softener around the area you work in if static electricity is a concern. Place the aluminum powder in the bag.

  • Take measurements of your ingredients.
  • Make your flash magic powder by mixing 30 percent aluminum powder with 70% potassium perchlorate

Mix your chemicals. To make magic flash, add potassium perchlorate. Next, shake it until all the chemicals have been mixed.

Take care of your magic flash powder. If they have flash powder, keep them open. To prevent accidental explosions and accidents, leave the containers open. Make sure you only use what is needed immediately. Flash powder shouldn’t be kept.

Your magic flash powder is ready to use. Simply place some of your flash powder on the ground. Make sure you get rid of any objects that might catch fire. Place a fuse at least 25cm (10inches) in length and that can be easily lit from a distance. Now, turn off the light and observe the fireworks.

Although potassium perchlorate is being subject to more restrictive measures, it can still be purchased online.

Mixing and moving flash-powder chemicals should be done with extreme caution. Flash powder can explode if it is subject to static and friction.

Never spend more than you can afford for your project. This reduces the risk of accidental explosions.