How to purify ammonium nitrate

Above You. Along the same lines as what Differential brought up, some filter aids could help. If you add more water, the insoluble stuff will eventually precipitate without the AN crystallizing.

However if ammoniun nitrate is bought in cold packs that would most likely cost at least as much as the potassium nitrate if not more.

how to purify ammonium nitrate

This topic is kind of old but I really didn't want to start a new thread on something so simple... As such, it is important to take extreme care when handling the solution.

how to purify ammonium nitrate

Place the fabric sheet on top of the empty plastic bowl. It's 34-0-0 so hopefully I'll have better results with it. Hey, I'm not judging.

Ammonium nitrate contamination

Let's see some ingredient lists, and look up their individual properties andd see what you can do to get ammonium nitrate. Some say to use bleach with nitric acid which is all rather confusing as bleaches and ammonia are materially different. If you're boiling the carbonate stuff, you're going to be making calcium nitrate though.

how to purify ammonium nitrate

There's a good chance you probably bought some sort of fertilizer "alloy". Tryptamine on January 23, 2008, 11: France Member Is Offline Mood: As always, wear gloves, eye protection, and appropriate clothing.

It is to small and no filters can stop it i tried egg whites , super small filters... In addition, ammonium nitrate becomes explosive when mixed with fuels or other chemicals. For rocket propellant usage, a high-purity grade is desired although not a strict requirement for good performance.

Make Ammonium Nitrate from Household Chemicals

Wait until spring, in winter time it may be hard to obtain this material and some persons may think it is suspicious if someone buys this stuff in winter time. Would you mind covering some basic ones?

how to purify ammonium nitrate

Commercial fertilizer ammonium salpetre, ammonium nitrate is a qute pure compounds made from ammonia and nitric acid. I'm going to go out and buy a big 20 kg package pretty soon.

IgnorantlyIntelligent Moderately Insane Posts: You wont get analytical purity product, but you're not exactly doing precise chemistry here anyway.

how to purify ammonium nitrate