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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 in Chemical Engineering by Santhu | 34 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 by jiya (218 points)