Wraith


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Posted:I didn't see this specifically...so I hope someone can help. I saw the page on colored flames, and I have bought the flame dye. It worked great. I was trying to get purple...It says what to mix, it does not appear to be that simple though. Has anyone gotten it to work?

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ABOBer92
SILVER Member since Jan 2013

ABOB - Pois'n'us
Location: Northern Ireland

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Posted:it depends heavily on what youre using to create the purple flame, both fuel and chemical-colouring. purple and blue are a bit difficult to get right simply as they dont show up as clearly even when done perfectly

http://chemistry.about.com/od/funfireprojects/a/violetfire.htm
might be useful for the science behind this, there are a lot of different chemicals to get specific colours and different fuels that will show off certain colours better


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ABOBer92
SILVER Member since Jan 2013

ABOB - Pois'n'us
Location: Northern Ireland

Total posts: 178
Posted:also remember any chemicals used in your prop will linger in the material (ie if you use a fuel that would overpower the flame dye then it will do so for any future coloured burns)

I dont want to be called 'the greatest' or 'one of the greats'; let other guys claim to be the best. I just want to be known as a clown, to me thats the height of my profession. It means you can do everything-sing, dance, and above all, make people laugh

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WraithRE
BRONZE Member since Jul 2016

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Location: USA

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Posted:How did you get the potassium chloride to dissolve? I can't get it to dissolve in the denatured alcohol.

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