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FIREFOX CYCLONE ELECTRIC MATCH - MODEL ROCKET & SPECIAL EFFECTS IGNITER

NON-EXPLOSIVE - NON-HAZARDOUS SHIPPING - NON-TOXIC! Our new “Cyclone” match has features no other electric match has. Our special mineral/oxide element contains NO HAZARDOUS PYROTECHNIC OXIDIZERS that create rapid/explosive combustion rates, environmental and ingested toxicity, low heat sensitivity and special shipping regulations yet they will ignite reliably using a 12 volt automotive battery and combust creating a short burn in excess of 2000 DEGREES F! They are safer to use and cannot be accidentally ignited by normal static electricity or strong CB or radio interference. Safer to store - lacquer sealed conductive mineral elements are sealed in a poly barrier bag. Heat stabilized - they will not ignite even at temperatures of 3500F. Resistance is 1.0 to 3.0 ohms (1.9 ohms average). Legend: SB (small bulb), LB (large bulb).

F525/SB - MODEL ROCKET IGNITER - 6 INCH LENGTH - 1 DOZ.
F525/SBC - MODEL ROCKET IGNITER - 6 INCH LENGTH - BOX OF 96
F525/LB - COMPOSITE ROCKET IGNITER - 12 INCH LEADS
F525/LBC - COMPOSITE ROCKET IGNITER - BOX OF 96
F525/18LB - COMPOSITE ROCKET IGNITER - 18 INCH LEADS
F52518LBC - COMPOSITE ROCKET IGNITER - BOX OF 96

CURRENTLY WE ARE NOT SHIPPING THE ABOVE LISTED CYCLONE IGNITERS. They can however, be picked up at our facility.


CYCLONE™ RC ELECTRIC MATCH PRODUCTION SET - LOW VOLTAGE

Similar in construction to the famous Davey Fire match but designed to produce results unequaled anywhere, our Cyclone™ RC Electric match ignites flawlessly on as little as 1.5 volts - .5 amperes (single alkaline AA battery) and combusts for 1-2 seconds at over 2000 DEGREES F emitting lots of sparks and molten slag to ignite stubborn compositions or devices. Very impressive! The kit comes with everything needed (less solder and soldering iron) to produce 50 igniters with 12” leads. Very easy, simply solder element “chip” to lead, mix pre-measured pyrogen and dip igniter followed by a final dip in lacquer sealant - all included. Excellent for remote control use! Average resistance is 1.3 ohms. Non explosive ignition!   

KT500 LOW VOLTAGE RC MATCH SET   Non-hazmat shipping - No ATFE required to order!

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HOMEMADE ELECTRIC MATCHES FOR JUST PENNIES EACH!!
Our competition sells a similar igniter kit (as below) for over $52.00!!

LIQUID ELEMENT™ CONDUCTIVE ELECTRIC MATCH PRIMER/PYROGEN

Now you can make electric igniters that require NO SOLDERING OF BRIDGEWIRES TO LEADS yet will ignite reliably using as little as a 9 volt "transistor" battery up to and including 12 volt automotive and every DC voltage in between! Simply strip 3/16" of insulation from lead wires and dip into the primer slurry - allow to dry and use as is or dip them again in your favorite match composition/pyrogen. Make 50 to 100 igniters per hour for as little as 5 cents each - with no soldering! Our procedure allows you to use your lead wires over and over saving you money and time. Each bottle comes with complete instructions and enough primer and binder to make up to 400 igniters (allowing for 10-15% as waste). Liquid Element™ acts as both primer/booster and pyrogen! Basically foolproof!
  This is our most popular selling pyrogen kit for over 15 years!!


SECPLEL - ELECTRIC IGNITER PYROGEN/PRIMER   Non-hazmat shipping- No ATFE required to order.

  
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ORIGINAL BLEND™ ELECTRIC SQUIB AND IGNITER PYROGEN

Make your own electric igniters for a few pennies each using our pyrogen and any number of DC powered heating elements. Simply solder nichrome wire, tinned copper wire or printed igniter "chips" to 22 or 24 gauge twin lead wire, dip in the pyrogen and use. The pyrogen comes in 1/2 oz bottles that you mix a small amount of Acetone to make a thick batter for dipping - enough for 50 to 90 igniters. Comes with instructions. Why pay over $1.00 each for commercial igniters?! We recommend our Firefox Custom Chips (Stock# F515F instead of the Davey Clones 51 awg) or homemade elements using resistance wire diameters between 35 and 45 awg for best ignition.

SECSQUIB - 1/2oz BOTTLE - FS    Non-hazmat shipping- No ATFE required to order.

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ELECTRIC IGNITER PYROGEN - PYROMAG™ MAGNUM SECONDARY PYROGEN

Our Pyromag magnum™  pyrogen has a higher combustion temp and burns longer (typically 2 to 3 seconds) than other pyrogens and because of the molten product and superheated sparks, it is capable of igniting the most difficult of applications. It should be used as an overcoal with a primer such as ELV™ or Liquid Element™ for reliable ignition. This professional secondary pyrogen is used extensively by special effects and rocket enthusiasts for positive ignition!

SECPMAG - 1/2oz BOTTLE - FS    Non-hazmat shipping- No ATFE required to order.

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METALLIC H3™  ELECTRIC MATCH PYROGEN

The Matallic H3 has a low enough ignition point to be used by itself on the element wire with no primer, however, it can be used as a secondary coat as well. It has a brilliant display of sparks when it fires for positive ignition of the application. As with all our pyrogen kits, they come complete with adhesive, oxidizer and instructions. Why pay over $1.00 each for commercial igniters?

                         

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E.L.V. NON-CONDUCTIVE ELECTRIC MATCH PYROGEN™

Designed to be used as the primer/ booster to initate the main pyrogen (secondary, which is coated over it), the ELV™ primers ignite easily at lower temperatures and combust (rather than pop) at a pre-determined rate at very high temperature to reliably ignite other pyrogens and metal mixtures used as an overcoat (optional). Using zirconium and other exotic metals, we have designed two different types - conductive and non-conductive. The conductive type requires no bridge-wire so there is no soldering and ignites with as little as a 9 volt transistor battery. Simply strip 3/8" of insulation from leads, dip the tip 1/8" into the primer, dry and dip it again in a pyrogen of your own making or use our Original Blend™, Pyromag Magnum™ or Metallic H3™ for results that will have other match-makers drooling at their sight! The non-conductive type is applied to the element wire (bridge-wire) only followed by an overcoat of another high energy pyrogen. It will ignite using as little as a AA (1.5 volt) battery. Using these primers, positive, inexpensive electric ignition is easily obtained! Each type comes with enough primer to make several hundred igniters (up to 500). Do you need smaller igniters for small black powder type motors? use the conductive ELV™ primer alone on 26 gauge twin lead wire with the final coat of NC or CA lacquer! Works great alone!

SECELV/NC -   Non-hazmat shipping- No ATFE required to order.

               
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E.L.V. CONDUCTIVE ELECTRIC MATCH PYROGEN™ 

Designed to be used as the primer/ booster to initate the main pyrogen (which is coated over it), the ELV™ primers ignite easily at lower temperatures and combust (rather than pop) at a pre-determined rate at very high temperature to reliably ignite other pyrogens and metal mixtures used as an overcoat (optional). Using zirconium and other exotic metals, we have designed two different types - conductive and non-conductive. The conductive type requires no bridge-wire so there is no soldering and ignites with as little as a 9 volt transistor battery. Simply strip 3/8" of insulation from leads, dip the tip 1/8" into the primer, dry and dip it again in a pyrogen of your own making or use our Original blend™ Pyromag Magnum™ or Metallic H3™ for results that will have other match-makers drooling at their sight! The non-conductive type is applied to the element wire (bridge-wire) only followed by an overcoat of another high energy pyrogen. It will ignite using as little as a AA (1.5 volt) battery. Using these primers, positive, inexpensive electric ignition is easily obtained! Each type comes with enough primer to make several hundred igniters (up to 500). Do you need smaller igniters for small black powder type motors? Use the conductive ELV™ primer alone on 26 gauge twin lead wire with the final coat of NC or CA lacquer! Works great alone!

SECELV/C -   Non-hazmat shipping- No ATFE required to order.

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FAST IMITATION THERMALITE™
 IGNITERCORD / FLAMMABLES MIXTURE  /
 LARGE ROCKET IGNITION BOOSTER

Make your own fast Imitation Thermalite™ Ignitercord for less than 9 cents per foot using these mixtures and Firefox Tabletop Matchmaking Stand listed in the tools section of our catalog. Simply mix 22 grams potassium perchlorate (not included) with the flammables making 100 grams, add nitrocellulose lacquer (1.5 oz NC to 1 qt Acetone - not included) until athick slurry is obtained and draw cotton strings through the mixture (all explained in detail with the Matchmaking Stand). 100 grams mix will make 130 to 140 ft of 3/32" dia ignitercord. Very fierce burn with lots of hot slag and sparks that will ignite most any composition, even thermite! By including a 32 to 38 gauge wire with the string, will increase the burn rate 60% to 80%. Solid NC is located in the chemical section. Why pay $50.00+ per 100 ft roll of commercial made ignitercord??!! EXCELLENT IGNITERCORD!!

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Fast Imitation Thermalite™  Ignitercord / flammables mixture
$11.75/package    (8 oz ship wt)
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Fast Imitation Thermalite™  Ignitercord / case of 25 packages
$260.00/case of 25    (14 lbs/cs)


SEE OUR SECTION OF SPECIAL EFFECTS COMPOUNDS FOR  OTHER ROCKETRY RELATED MATERIALS


                                        BLACK POWDER & WHISTLE ROCKETS

CONVOLUTE ROCKET MOTOR CASINGS:     Our injunction requires an ATFE manufacturing permit to order tubes 10" and shorter. Tubes longer than 10" can be purchased without ATFE permit. Our 24" long convolute (parallel) wound tubes may be ordered without ATFE and cut to length for use here.

                                                                                                  
                                                                                                           Made from high strength convolute / parallel wound Kraft paper

RE2   
3/8" ID X 3 1/2" LONG (14mm)
Order.gif (311 bytes) $9.75/25     Order.gif (311 bytes) $33.10/100 (8oz/25)
GTP38/24
3/8" ID X 24" LONG X 3/32" WALL
Spollettes, falls, whistles,
2 oz rocket, shell inserts, hummers, ground chasers, etc.. Cut to desired length.
No ATFE required to order this length tube
Order.gif (311 bytes) $19.85/25   (4 lbs/25)
RE4   
1/2" ID X 5" LONG (19mm)
Order.gif (311 bytes) $11.75/25 Order.gif (311 bytes) $39.65/100 (1 lb/25)
GTP12/24
1/2" ID X 24" LONG X 1/8" WALL
Candles, 4 oz rocket, candle, buzz bomb, whistles, gerbs, fountains, shell inserts, hummers, etc.. Cut to length.
No ATFE required to order this length tube
Order.gif (311 bytes) $22.25/25   (5 lbs/25)
RE8   
5/8" ID X 5 1/2" LONG (24mm)
Order.gif (311 bytes) $13.70/25 Order.gif (311 bytes) $48.90/100 (2 lbs/25)
GTP58/24
5/8" ID X 24" LONG 9/64" WALL
8 oz rocket, candle, hummer, gerbs, whistle & strobe rockets, fountains, spinners, #00 mortar, shell inserts, tourbillion, etc..
No ATFE required to order this length tube
Order.gif (311 bytes) $33.50/25   (8 lbs/25)
RE16   
3/4" ID X 7 1/2" LONG (29mm)
Order.gif (311 bytes) $18.20/25 Order.gif (311 bytes) $62.10/100 (3 lbs/25)
GTP34/24
3/4" ID X 24" LONG X 9/64" WALL
1 lb rocket, candle, gerbs, fountains, whistle & strobe rockets, tourbillion, #0 mortar, etc.. Cut to desired length.
No ATFE required to order this length tube
Order.gif (311 bytes) $34.75/25   (8 lbs/25)
RE32   
7/8" ID X 8" LONG X .1875" WALL X 1 1/4" OD
32oz rocket,
whistle & strobe rockets, candle, gerbs, fountains, tourbillions.
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GTP78/24
7/8" ID X 24" LONG X .191" WALL X 1.260" OD
32oz rocket,
whistle & strobe rockets, candle, gerbs, fountains, tourbillions. Cut to desired length.
No ATFE required to order this length tube
Order.gif (311 bytes) $38.00/ 25   (8 lbs/25)
RE48   
1" ID X 10 1/4" LONG X 1/4" WALL (38mm)
48oz rocket engine, whistle & strobe rockets, candle, gerbs, fountains, tourbillion, #1 mortar, etc..
No ATFE required to order this length tube
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GTP1/24
1" ID X 24" LONG X 1/8" WALL
48oz rocket engine (thin, light wt wall), candle, gerbs, fountains, whistle & strobe rockets, tourbillion, #1 mortar, etc.. Cut to desired length.
No ATFE required to order this length tube
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WHISTLE ROCKET - 5/8" ID X 3 1/2" LONG X .835" OD (21mm)
Fits Two Stage Whistle Rocket tool set # TSWROC listed above
Order.gif (311 bytes) $25.30/100  (4 lbs/100)
     


MOTOR TOOLING:

Precision made from solid aircraft aluminum. Sets come with complete instructions listing propellant formulas, coring spindle, base and rams.

See the Tooling page for Motor Tooling


CASE REINFORCING SLEEVES:

Schedule 40 sleeve fits over casing and is secured with hose clamps (not supplied). They support the case while ramming to prevent c
ase splitting. Absolutely necessary for proper compression.

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Fits   2oz Motor Casings
$2.60/ea (2oz/ea)
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Fits   4oz Motor Casings
$3.15/ea (2oz/ea)
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$3.75/ea (4oz/ea)
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Fits 16oz Motor Casings
$4.35/ea (4oz/ea)



ROCKET AIRFRAME TUBING - SPIRAL WOUND KRAFT
                   

Strong lightweight spiral wound Kraft paper airframe tubing precision made for matching fit to components (nose cones, couplers, transition, motor mounts, etc.) # RBTS & RBTL may be cut in half for use. The # RFS plastic fin set fits the # RBTS.
RBT875   Order.gif (311 bytes) 18" long X .875" ID X .955" OD white & yellow $ 9.30/doz   1lb/doz
RBT113   Order.gif (311 bytes) 18" long X 1.13" ID X 1.17" OD
Bagged with 6 tubes and 3 couplers
 $6.00/9 pcs   6 oz/set
RBT150   Order.gif (311 bytes) 12" long X 1.50" ID X 1.59" OD
Bagged with 6 tubes and 3 couplers
$6.00/9 pcs 6 oz/set
RBT160S   Order.gif (311 bytes) 12" long X 1.60" ID X 1.64" OD
Bagged with 6 tubes and 3 couplers
$8.55/9 pcs  7 oz/set
RBT160   Order.gif (311 bytes) 18" long X 1.60" ID X 1.64" OD
Bagged with 6 tubes and 3 couplers
$9.75/9 pcs   8 oz/set
RBT200   Order.gif (311 bytes) 18" long X 2.00" ID X 2.04" OD
Bagged with 6 tubes and 3 couplers
$13.35/9.pcs   9 oz/set
RBT225   Order.gif (311 bytes) 22" long X 2.25" ID X 2.34" OD
Bagged with 6 tubes and 3 couplers
$20.00/9 pcs  11 oz/set
RBT390   Order.gif (311 bytes) 35" long X 3.90" ID X 4.00" OD with coupler
Sold as one tube with one coupler
$6.20/2 pcs  11 oz/set

ROCKET NOSE CONES


Lightweight blow molded plastic - fit body tubes as listed
RNC875   Order.gif (311 bytes) plastic - OAL 4.50" red & black (fits RBTL&RB875)   $ .95/ea   .35oz/ea



FIN STOCK - AIRCRAFT PLYWOOD, BALSA & SUPER STRENGTH PHENOLIC
                                                                      
     

PLY6/6   Order.gif (311 bytes) Aircraft plywood 6" X 6" X 1/16"    $3.75/ea   1.00oz/ea
PLY12/12   Order.gif (311 bytes) Aircraft plywood 12" X 12" X 1/8"    $9.45/ea   8.00oz/ea
BAL3/32   Order.gif (311 bytes) Balsa 4" X 12" X 3/32"   $1.35/ea   .75oz/ea
BAL1/8   Order.gif (311 bytes) Balsa 4" X 12" X 1/8"   $1.65/ea   .90oz/ea
BAL1/4   Order.gif (311 bytes) Balsa 4" X 12" X 1/4"   $2.10/ea   1.00oz/ea
PHN12/32   Order.gif (311 bytes) Phenolic 12" X 12" X 1/32" Natural tan/brown   
Super strong phenolic for high power rocketry
$10.95/ea 4 oz/ea
PHN12/16   Order.gif (311 bytes) Phenolic 12" X 12" X 1/16" Natural tan/brown
Super strong phenolic for high power rocketry   
$12.95/ea 6 oz/ea
PHN12/18   Order.gif (311 bytes) Phenolic 12" X 12" X 1/8" Natural tan/brown   
Super strong phenolic for high power rocketry
$21.85/ea 10 oz/ea

RECOVERY PARACHUTES
                                                                                                                        

RRPN18   Order.gif (311 bytes) 18" diameter nylon, white-M127A1 "  
Unused military - surplus
$ 4.95/ea   .50oz/ea
RRPN18/10   Order.gif (311 bytes) 18" diameter nylon, white-M127A1 " (PKG OF 10)
Unused military - surplus  
$44.00/10   6oz/10
RRPN43   Order.gif (311 bytes) 43" diameter, coton, white - M44-5 "  
Used military surplus, demilled
$13.95/ea   16.00oz/ea

MOTOR MOUNTS & THRUST RING SETS
                                                  
            

These motor mount sets come with motor tube, internal thrust ring and centering rings. They fit the airframe tubing as listed. MM4/113 & MM8/113 are two piece mount rings that slip over engine and adapt it to fit the airframe. All sets come with instructions.

MM4/113   Order.gif (311 bytes) Adapts 19mm (4oz) engines to airframe RBT113   $1.60/set   .40oz/set
MM8/113   Order.gif (311 bytes) Adapts 24mm (8oz) engines to airframe RBT113   $1.60/set   .25oz/set
MM24/160   Order.gif (311 bytes) Adapts 24mm (8oz) engines to airframe RBT160   $4.05/set   .80oz/set
MM29/160   Order.gif (311 bytes) Adapts 29mm (1lb) engines to airframe RBT160   $3.50/set   .60oz/set
MM29/200   Order.gif (311 bytes) Adapts 29mm (1lb) engines to airframe RBT200   $3.50/set   .50oz/set
MM38/225   Order.gif (311 bytes) Adapts 38mm (3lb) engines to airframe RBT225   $5.95/set   1.00oz/set
MM38/390   Order.gif (311 bytes) Adapts 38mm (3lb) engines to airframe RBT390   $9.75/set   1.80oz/set

Weights listed for all motor mounts are actual weights - ship weights are approx twice that

MOTOR MOUNT ADAPTER

These mounts adapt smaller diameter motors for use in larger motor mounts - smaller motors must have adequate power for the rockets launch weight.

MMA24/29   Order.gif (311 bytes) Adapts 24mm motors to 29mm mounts   $2.00/set   .40oz/set
MMA29/38   Order.gif (311 bytes) Adapts 29mm motors to 38mm mounts   $3.15/set   .60oz/set


COMPOSITE HIGH POWER ROCKET MATERIALS

MOTOR CASINGS - PHENOLIC

Paper base XX Phenolic tubing - a standard for the manufacture of expendable composite rocket motors. Simply line with carbon cloth or paper liners and cast the propellant. Sold by the foot (maximum shipping length is 24"). Note:the 16" lengths are limited in supply (end cuts) - call for availability or list substitute in the event they are out of stock.

PHEN24  Order.gif (311 bytes) 24mm - .75" ID X .875" OD $6.25 2oz/ft
PHEN24/16  Order.gif (311 bytes) 24mm - same as above X 16" lengths ( .50") $8.15 3oz/ea
PHEN29  Order.gif (311 bytes) 29mm - 1.00" ID X 1.125" OD $6.25 3oz/ft
PHEN29/16  Order.gif (311 bytes) 29mm - same as above X 16" lengths ( .50") $8.15 4oz/ea
PHEN38  Order.gif (311 bytes) 38mm - 1.25" ID X 1.50" OD $11.60 6oz/ft
PHEN38/16  Order.gif (311 bytes) 38mm - same as above X 16" lengths ( .50") $15.35 7oz/ea



COMPOSITE ROCKET MOTOR TOOLING - CORE BURNING GEOMETRY - PHENOLIC CASINGS

Machined from solid 6061 tool stock aluminum for long life and designed for use with our phenolic motor casings listed above. Each set contains base, four propellant coring spindles (two each of two diameters), pulling handle, centering rings, 10 delay element liners and compression ram and complete instructions (propellant formulae not included). You can machine your own nozzles out of graphite, phenolic, fiberglass or Teflon rod stock or they can be made with our nozzle forming tool sets listed below.

PHENTOOL24   Order.gif (311 bytes) 24mm - core burning grain      inquire about availability  $47.45/set 12oz/set
PHENTOOL29   Order.gif (311 bytes) 29mm - core burning grain         inquire about availability  $56.25/set 12oz/set
PHENTOOL38   Order.gif (311 bytes) 38mm - core burning grain         inquire about availability  $76.20/set 1 lb/set
PHENTOOL54   Order.gif (311 bytes) 54mm - core burning grain         inquire about availability  $90.15/set 2 lb/set


CENTERING RING AND BULKHEAD LINERS W/CENTER HOLE - 38mm & 54mm

These are the same as supplied with the composite rocket motor tooling listed above for phenolic cases. These kraft paper discs are used to center the coring spindle while curing and supply a permanent insulation barrier over exposed propellant grain thus constructing the bulkhead barrier. Simply epoxy the delay grain over the core spindle hole formed by the spindle and add chute activation charge. Also used to inhibit the nozzle end propellant grain to reduce surface area of burn, if desired.

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 SILICONE FLUID (POLYDIMETHYLSILOXANE / PDMS) RELEASE & ANTI-FOAMING AGENT

Used as a mold release agent for casting proprllants, it is first applied to the coring spindle, casting mold, etc.. For stick free removal of cast propellants, plastics, epoxies, etc.. Also effectively eliminates foaming when added to composite propellants. 2 drops per 5 lb batch is all that is required. Large 2 oz bottle goes a long way, enough for hundreds of applications.

C180SF
Silicone emulsion mold release and anti-foam propellant additive
$12.50/2 oz bottle


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  NOZZLE FORMING TOOL SETS - MOLDED GRAPHITE COMPOSITE ROCKET MOTORS

Machined from high carbon steel and aluminum, these tool sets offer the hobbyist a means to make high heat & erosion resistant graphite composite nozzles for use in higher combustion temp composite rocket motors and others. The sets consist of a heavy wall carbon steel mold sleeve, base with divergence forming cone and a ram which is completely adjustable according to the degree of erosion and heat/gas resistance required. You can design and produce nozzles to burn out slightly for core burning geometries or those that have little or no erosive loss to retain full pressure during combustion for bates grain and moon burning geometries, etc. Make 25 to 50 nozzles per hour for as little as $0.15 each! Using a mixture of powdered graphite and other materials, you simply add a measured amount of mix to the mold sleeve, compress to a mark on the ram and eject. The more pressure used, the higher the density and the more erosion resistant they are. Once you have several, they are cure baked in an oven and drilled any diameter you need for the proper exhaust vent - fully adjustable for pressure release! The sets produce nozzle pellets the diameters listed which are shrink controlled by the oven heat. They are designed to fit the casings listed for each but can be made to fit casings of similar size as well.

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1.010" (FOR 29mm CASE #PHEN29)
$93.40/SET (1 LB/SET)
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1.300" (FOR 38mm CASE #PHEN38)
$108.00/SET (1 1/2 LBS/SET)


 


EPDM RUBBER - CHAMBER INSULATION

This thin rubber insulation is applied to the inner wall of the motor chamber to insulate the casing from the combustion heat generated during operation, thus increasing the life of reuseable casings and allowing adequate low cost materials to be used as expendable motors. The propellant may be cast directly into the EPDM lined chambers or an additional liner of carbon cloth be placed between EPDM and propellant thus allowing the higher cost EPDM to be used again. Unused NASA surplus.

EPDM - Carbon Fiber Filled                      21.50" wide X .109" thick
$6.00/ft   (12 ozs/ft)
EPDM - Textured For Bonding                   36" wide X .030" thick
$2.50/ft   (12 ozs/ft)
EPDM - Textured For Bonding (nat rubber) 36" wide X .063" thick
$4.50/ft   (2 lbs/ft)
EPDM - Asbestos/Silica Filled                   36" wide X .101" thick
$6.00/ft   (3 lbs/ft)
EPDM - Natural Rubber                            48" wide X .215" thick
$9.60/ft   (5.5 lbs/ft)

Basic applications; .030" = F through I motors,   .101" & .109" = I through K motors,   .215" = L and larger


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CARBON GRAPHITE CLOTH HEAT SHIELDING - LINER & GASKET MATERIAL

Used by NASA for heat shielding and protection where direct heat, flame or high heat transfer is a problem. Flexible cloth-like weave (carbonized rayon fibers) and super thin web (.027" thick) enables its use most anywhere including fireproof gaskets and casing liners in rocket motors or other devices, blast plate protection on launch pads or welding applications, firewalls, etc. Use to line inner casings and cast or compress propellants, smoke comps, etc. directly into them for protection from burn-through. Lowest cost insurance money can buy! Easily cut with scissors or punched with disc cutters.Can be "painted" with epoxy or fiberglass resin and sandwiched together in a hot press to form under pressure and heat. Make most any thickness, including blocks for lathe turning into nozzles or nose cones (hollow out for nose cones).

 
         "CLOTH OF A THOUSAND USES"

Stock # Description Price Weight Hazmat
Order.gif (311 bytes) CCLOTH/2.5 Graphite Cloth  .027" thick X 2.5" wide $0.35/ft .50 oz/ft -----
Order.gif (311 bytes)    CCLOTH/3 Graphite Cloth  .027" thick X 3" wide $0.40/ft .50 oz/ft -----
Order.gif (311 bytes)    CCLOTH/5 Graphite Cloth  .027" thick X 5" wide $0.65/ft .85 oz/ft -----
Order.gif (311 bytes)    CCLOTH/6 Graphite Cloth  .027" thick X 6" wide $0.80/ft 1.00 oz/ft -----
Order.gif (311 bytes) CCLOTH/6.5 Graphite Cloth  .027" thick X 6.5" wide $0.85/ft 1.00 oz/ft -----
Order.gif (311 bytes)    CCLOTH/7 Graphite Cloth  .027" thick X 7" wide $0.90/ft 1.20 oz/ft -----
Order.gif (311 bytes)  CCLOTH/7.5 Graphite Cloth  .027" thick X 7.5" wide $1.00/ft 1.25 oz/ft -----
Order.gif (311 bytes)     CCLOTH/9 Graphite Cloth  .027" thick X 9" wide $1.25/ft 1.45 oz/ft -----
Order.gif (311 bytes)   CCLOTH/10 Graphite Cloth  .027" thick X 10" wide $1.45/ft 1.75 oz/ft -----
Order.gif (311 bytes)   CCLOTH/11 Graphite Cloth  .027" thick X 11" wide $1.65/ft 1.85 oz/ft -----
Order.gif (311 bytes)   CCLOTH/12 Graphite Cloth  .027" thick X 12" wide $1.85/ft 2.00 oz/ft -----
Order.gif (311 bytes)   CCLOTH/42 Graphite Cloth  .027" thick X 42" wide $4.65/ft 8.00 oz/ft -----


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CHAMBER & PROPELLANT LINER STOCK - FIBERGLASS .040"

High tensile strength semi-rigid heat resistant fiberglass sheathing, textured for high strength bonding to various substrates. Can be used as chamber liner in both composite propellant systems and hybrid motors to increase strength and act as a heat sheild between propellant liner and motor casing. Can be used in motor casings of two inch diameters and up by dipping in boiling water to soften before molding into place. Once cool, it retains its shape. Hundreds of crafting applications to make forms for other objects or devices.

FCLOTH/5   Order.gif (311 bytes)
Fiberglass Cloth .040" thick X 5.00" wide
$1.10/ft   (2 oz/ft ship wt)
FCLOTH/6   Order.gif (311 bytes)
Fiberglass Cloth .040" thick X 6.00" wide
$1.45/ft   (3 oz/ft ship wt)
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Fiberglass Cloth .040" thick X 6.25" wide
$1.50/ft   (4 oz/ft ship wt)
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Fiberglass Cloth .040" thick X 6.50" wide
$1.55/ft   (4 oz/ft ship wt)
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Fiberglass Cloth .040" thick X 9.00" wide
$2.35/ft   (5 oz/ft ship wt)
FCLOTH/48   Order.gif (311 bytes)

Fiberglass Cloth .040" thick X 48.00" wide
This length requires an extra shipping carton by itself

$9.60/ft   (14 oz/ft ship wt)


NOZZLE INSULATION & BUSHING STOCK - FIBERGLASS

Often the choice for suitable low cost or scrap expendable motor casing material doesn't quite match available bulkhead and nozzle stocks. This high strength, rigid, cured, heat resistant, fiberglass sheathing may be epoxy laminated inside casing to fit smaller nozzle od's. It's rough texture easily accepts epoxies and bonds well to both motor casing and nozzle. Also acts as an insulator to drain extreme heat being transferred by highly conductive nozzle materials such as graphite or exotic metals. Thus, protecting the casing from possible burn through or other damage. Can be cut with shears or scissors, drilled and machined. All are fiberglass cloth and .040" thick.
    

FCLOTH/1.5     Order.gif (311 bytes)
                                      1.50" WIDE
           $0.35/FT
FCLOTH/1.75   Order.gif (311 bytes)
1.75" WIDE
$0.40/FT
FCLOTH/2        Order.gif (311 bytes)
2.00" WIDE
$0.50/FT
FCLOTH/2.5     Order.gif (311 bytes)
2.50" WIDE
$0.65/FT
FCLOTH/3.25   Order.gif (311 bytes)
3.50" WIDE
$0.85/FT
FCLOTH/4       Order.gif (311 bytes)
4.00" WIDE
$1.10/FT
FCLOTH/4.5    Order.gif (311 bytes)
4.50" WIDE
$1.25/FT


 DIBUTYLTIN DILAURATE,  [C32H64O4Sn], DBTDL highspeed catalyst - Stock #C146B

DBTDL is an organotin product mainly used as a catalyst in the production of polyurethane foams, used as insulation in the building industry (roofs and walls) and for tank and tube insulation. It is also used as a catalyst in the curing of polyurethane binders for propellants and the vulcanizing cure of silicones at room temperatures. This silicone rubber is also used for artistic moulds, dental prosthesis, encapsulating of electronic equipments and nonadhesive paper coatings. Use one or two drops per pound of HTPB resin composite mixtures to speed cure time.

Stock #C146B  $9.75/ 2 oz bottle , only a drop or two needed per 5 lbs of material, goes a long way


 FIREFOX MOLD RELEASE & LEATHER PRESERVATIVE

Military surplus paste mixture of silicone, waxes and mineral oil that acts as a moistureproof water barrier when applied to substrates such as leather, vinyl, boots, tents, saddles, gun scabbards, wood, cloth, etc.. We sell it also as an effective mold release when applied to rocket motor tooling (spindle and rams) or mold surfaces to prevent propellants and other castables from sticking for easy removal.

Military Preservative & Mold Release Paste- 4 oz Tin
$2.25/4oz    (6 oz)


HTPB & PBAN ROPELLANT PACKAGES

EACH KIT INCLUDES ENOUGH MATERIALS TO MAKE APPROX. 6 LBS OF PROPELLANT WITH CHEMICALS LEFT OVER! SIMPLY PURCHASE MORE OXIDIZER TO PRODUCE UP TO 75 LBS OF PROPELLANT!

THE HTPB KIT COMES WITH THE FOLLOWING:


142 PG. MANUAL - "PLASTIC RESIN BONDED ROCKET FUEL SYSTEMS" - VERSION III
1 GALLON R-45 HTPB, RESIN, HYDROXYL TERMINATED
1 QT 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE, LIQUID PLASTICIZER
8oz ISOPHORONE DIISOCYANATE, CURATIVE
8oz HX-878 BONDING AGENT
1 LB FERRIC OXIDE, BURN RATE CATALYST
2 LBS 200 mic AMMONIUM PERCHLORATE, OXIDIZER
2 LBS 60-130 mic down superfine AMMONIUM PERCHLORATE, OXIDIZER

ALL THIS, A TOTAL VALUE OF OVER $194.15!


You Save 10%

YOURS FOR ONLY $174.75!!

No ATFE required to purchase - Non-hazmat shipping bu US Mail

SHIPPING WT - 19 LBS
SHIPPING CLASS - OXIDIZER
STOCK # PKGHTPB
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THE PBAN KIT COMES WITH THE FOLLOWING:

142 PG. MANUAL "PLASTIC RESIN BONDED ROCKET FUEL SYSTEMS" -VERSION III
1 GALLON PBAN, RESIN, CARBOXYL TERMINATED
1 QT 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE, LIQUID PLASTICIZER
8 oz EPOXY RESIN, CURATIVE
8oz HX-878 BONDING AGENT
1 LB FERRIC OXIDE, BURN RATE CATALYST
2 LBS 200 mic AMMONIUM PERCHLORATE, OXIDIZER
2 LBS 90 mic down superfine AMMONIUM PERCHLORATE, OXIDIZER

ALL THIS, A TOTAL VALUE OF OVER $166.35!


You Save 10%

YOURS FOR ONLY $149.70!!

No ATFE required to purchase - Non-hazmat shipping bu US Mail


SHIPPING WT -20 LBS
SHIPPING CLASS - OXIDIZER
STOCK # PKGPBAN

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 VELOSTAT ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTIC STORAGE TUBING
Heavy 4 mil X 8 1/4" wide black plastic tubing for storage and protection from static and eletrical discharge. We have continuous rolls and will heat seal one end if you specify. Order any length you wish for storing rocket motors (or any other pyrotechnic devices), eletrical parts, etc. Large enough to store items up to 5" in diameter - any length you wish. Heat sealable.

   VELO814 - Velostat 8 1/4" wide plastic tubing - SALE PRICED!!     Order.gif (311 bytes)   38/ft - 1oz/ft ship wt


 CONOCO HIGH TEMPERATURE & CORROSION RESISTANT "O" RING GASKET & THREAD LUBRICANT
NASA surplus (Unused/New) Conoco #2 high temperature and corrosion resistant calcium grease/sealant for lubricating threads and "O" rings on reloadable motor systems and any other similar purpose. Reduces pressure leakage and heat damage.

CONGRS/2 - Conoco high temperature calcium sealant/lubricant -   Order.gif (311 bytes)   $4.25/16oz tub - 20oz/tub ship wt.



 VACUUM SEALANT TAPE - 1/2" x 1/8" x 30'
Black 1/2" wide X 1/8" thick X 30' long rolls of "Vac Pac" vacuum sealing tape used to seal non-threading covers on vacuum chambers. It is tacky on both sides and pliable to most any shape of container for perfect non-leaking vacuum usage. Can be used over and over.

VACSEAL - Vacuum sealing tape  Order.gif (311 bytes)  Single rolls - $3.85/roll - 1 1/2 lbs/roll ship wt.

VACSEAL - Vacuum sealing tape  Order.gif (311 bytes)  Case of 32 rolls - $79.00/case ($2.00/roll) - 40 lbs ship wt



CERAMIC & OTHER HIGH REFRACTORY POWDERS

The following refractories can be used for heat shielding and/or to make plugs and exhaust vents (nozzles) in rocket motors, smoke devices, etc., etc. They are listed in order according to thier heat resistance, with clay being the lowest @ 2300F and is used to make objects that are baked in an oven @ 1600F, forming the ceramic glass figurines.  Grog is crushed ceramic and/or silica 'grit' added to fire clay to add texture to the finished figurines or add the "bite" necessary to hold nozzles in place when compressed within paper casings as with black powder type rocket motors.

C133

Ceramic fire clay - resists to 2300F
order  $2.35/lb order  $11.25/5 lbs
C147B
Grog abrasive grit - resists to 2300F
Order.gif (311 bytes)  $3.95/lb Order.gif (311 bytes)  $17.95/5 lbs
C104A

Aluminum Oxide - resists to 3761F
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REFRAC6

**Refrac 6000 Castable Nozzle Refractory
Resists heat and abrasion to 3000° F

order  $6.95/lb order  $33.00/5 lbs
C1621

Magnesium Oxide - resists to 5165F
order  $8.65/lb order  $40.15/5 lbs
C147

Graphite powder - resists to 5800F
order  $8.85/lb order  $40.20/5 lbs

**REFRAC 6000 CASTABLE REFRACTORY    Stock # REFRAC6
High temperature, high silica/alumina content with Andalusite for excellent resistance to thermal shock, pressure and abrasion from high performance rocket propellants that other ceramic materials lack. It is capable of resisting direct combustion gas heat to 3000° F (white hot) and indirect heat to approx 3500° F. For making nozzles, moisten slightly with water (or sodium silicate) and press in a forming die using hydraulic pressure @ 5000 psi or greater followed by baking at 500° F to remove all traces of moisture. The more pressure used to form, the higher the abrasion resistance will be to pressures and heat. They can be lathe cut for "O" rings or recessed for snap rings, etc.

REFRAC6
REFRAC 6000 Castable Nozzle Refractory
order  $6.95/lb
order  $33.00/5 lbs
Resists heat to approx 3000° F


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CARBOSPHERES - CONDUCTIVE CARBON POWDER - HOLLOW MICROSPHERES

This specially developed, low density carbon powder was ordered by NASA for the (now cancelled) New Advanced Space Shuttle Project. The material cost the government well over $125.00 per pound and was never used. We have all 80 drums @50 lbs net each. Although the manufacturer could give us no information on it's application, they did tell us the material is pure carbon, low density (.198 g/cc), light weight, conductive powder of 99.7 wt % passing 50 mesh and 22.7 wt % passing 325 mesh. Capable of withstanding temperatures well in excess of 4000F and very lightweight, it should make excellent nozzles to increase heat resistance and reduce both weight and abrasive wear on spindle. It may also be used as a mold release agent (dry lubricant) in that it is "slick" like it's older brother Graphite - yet lighter in weight. Also great for use in conductive bridge-wireless electric igniters!! Can be milled to reduce particle size if needed. Full 50 lb drums can be shipped by UPS.

carbospheres      Order.gif (311 bytes)   #CCARB - Carbospheres carbon powder - hollow - $5.35/lb       Order.gif (311 bytes)   $24.45/5 lbs

    Order.gif (311 bytes)   #CCARB - Special 50 lb Drum - $4.25/lb - 50 lbs ($212.50) - 68 lbs ship wt.

 

 

                    
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PO Box 2668
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