How To: Make Glow Powder Out of Household Chemicals

Make Glow Powder Out of Household Chemicals

Glowing substances have always held a powerful appeal to people, and making new ones can be a lucrative business. If you need some glow powder for a project of yours, watch this video to learn how to make DIY glow-in-the-dark powder out of normal household chemicals.

The process above focuses on glowing ZnS:CU powder.

  • Reaction 1: Flowers of sulfur(sublimated sulfur) + Zn + Cu(penny from 1982 or newer)
  • Reaction 2: Thiourea(Tarn-x) + Zinc Acetate(pennies dissolved in vinegar)

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the cd at the end of the vid looks waaaay cool! (Y)

Well spoken eplaining as you go. Keep exploring and doing. I'm impressed!

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