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Actually i want to know that how a matchstick can ignite by a vapor of chemical. Like if a chemical is coated on a paper or any sheet then matchstick have to ignite when we put it near by that chemical coated paper or any copper sheet or cloth surface!

asked Oct 4, 2017 in Chemical Engineering by Santhu | 582 views

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In my quick googling i found out some methods to sort your query.

Most safety matches have Potassium Chlorate in match heads [Ref].

Potassium chlorate + Powdered Sugar + Sulfuric Acid = Fire !


Please perform such experiments under adult supervision.

I'm not an expert in chemistry

answered Oct 4, 2017 by jiya