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White Stars

All of these compositions were pulled off 'Practical Pyrotechnics', an internet site containing lots of valuble information.

 

 

White star #1
Source: rec.pyrotechnics
Comments:
Preparation:

Potassium Nitrate.................................58
Aluminum..........................................40
Dextrin...........................................2

White star #2
Source: rec.pyrotechnics
Comments:
Preparation:

Potassium Perchlorate.............................40
Magnesium.........................................32
Sulfur............................................16
Charcoal..........................................12

White star #3
Source: rec.pyrotechnics
Comments:
Preparation:

Potassium Perchlorate.............................2
Aluminum..........................................1

White star #4
Source: rec.pyrotechnics
Comments:
Preparation:

Barium Nitrate....................................53
Potassium Nitrate.................................12
Magnesium 100-200 mesh............................28
Parlon............................................7
Acetone...........................................qs
50/50 alcohol/water...............................qs

White star #5
Source: rec.pyrotechnics
Comments:
Preparation:

Barium or Strontium Nitrate.......................60
Magnesium.........................................20
PVC...............................................20

White star #6
Source: rec.pyrotechnics
Comments:
Preparation:

Potassium nitrate.................................59
Sulfur............................................30
Meal powder.......................................11

White star #7
Source: rec.pyrotechnics
Comments:
Preparation:

Potassium perchlorate.............................61
Aluminum..........................................31
Lycopodium........................................8

White star #8
Source: "The Pyroguide" (a document found on internet)
Comments: Bind with dextrin in water
Preparation:

Potassium nitrate.................................6
Sulfur............................................1
Antimony sulfide..................................2

White star #9
Source: rec.pyrotechnics, posted by Tommy Hakomaki <tommy.hakomaki@mailbox.swipnet.se.
Comments:
Preparation:

Potassium nitrate.................................42
Sulfur............................................18
Mealpowder........................................18

White star #10
Source: rec.pyrotechnics. Post by Erik D. Suni <esuni@lk-hp-26.hut.fi. Composition from "The best of AFN II"[14].
Comments: Meal powder priming should be sufficient.
Preparation:

Potassium nitrate.................................28
Antinony sulfide..................................6
Sulfur............................................8
Dextrin...........................................1.5