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Different varieties of flash powder are made from different compositions; most common are potassium perchlorate and aluminium powder . Sometimes, sulfur is included in the mixture to increase the sensitivity. Early formulations used potassium chlorate instead of Potassium Perchlorate

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A flash suppressor , also known as a flash guard , flash eliminator , flash hider , or flash cone , is a device attached to the muzzle of a rifle or other gun that reduces the visible signature of the burning gases that exit the muzzle. This reduces the chances that the shooter will

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The principal early use of lycopodium powder was in photography , to provide the extra light needed for portraits and other low-light photography before the invention of flash bulbs . It has also been used in fireworks and explosives , fingerprint powders , as a covering for pills , and | 2011/10/1 3:34:36

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flashed vapor is richer in the more volatile components than is the remaining liquid. Uncontrolled flash evaporation can result in a boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion ( BLEVE ). Contents 1 Flash evaporation of a single-component liquid 2 Equilibrium Flash of a multi-component | 2011/5/10 19:28:17

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shooting pillars of flame. Flare (Torch) - Short, high intensity flames or various colours. Flash Cotton (Sparkle String) - Cotton string impregnated with nitrocellulose . Flashpaper - Sheets of nitrocellulose resembling tissue paper. Flash Pot - A container for creating a bright flash

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Since the 14th century [ 3 ] gunpowder was not actually a physical " powder ," and smokeless powder can only be produced as a pelletized or extruded granular material . Smokeless powder allowed the development of modern semi- and fully automatic firearms. Burnt black powder leaves a

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unfired cartridge has been sealed with red lacquer to prevent oil or moisture from reaching the powder charge and priming explosive. The identifying feature of centerfire ammunition is the primer —a metal cup containing primary explosive inserted into a recess in the center of the base

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The muzzle flash is often broken down into two components, an auditory component [ 1 ] and a non-auditory component [ 2 ] . The auditory component, the sound of the muzzle blast, is important because it can cause hearing loss or give away the gun's position, while the non-auditory component

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A flash is a device used in photography producing a flash of artificial light (typically 1/1000 to 1/200 of a second) at a color temperature of about 5500 K to help illuminate a scene. A major purpose of a flash is to illuminate a dark scene. Other uses are capturing quickly moving objects

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firearm they take more time to load due to the tight-fitting ball, and after repeated shots black powder tended to foul the barrels. Military musketeers could not afford to take the time to clean their barrels in between shots and the rifle's greater accuracy was unnecessary when tactics