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)