ROCKETRY

Propellant

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KNDX

KNDX stands for potassium nitrate-dextrose, and is a easy-to-make rocket propellant that is popular with hobbyist rocketry. The most common ratio is 60% potassium nitrate, 40% dexrtose (by weight).

Melting

Not melted.

KNDX just beginning to melt.

KNDX just beginning to melt.

Half melted.

KNDX half melted.

KNDX half melted.

Fully melted.

KNDX fully melted.

KNDX fully melted.

The End Result

The propellant grains in this image have been made rather poorly, notice the cracks and uneven surface!

KNSX propellant and casings.

KNSX propellant and casings.


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