Propellant - Ti Driver


Name: Ti Driver


percent component
95.00% Meal
5.00% Titanium (-40+200 mesh, spherical)

Required Mass


Mill the Meal as for making BP, then screen in Ti alloy.

Can be granulated (typically binderless with plain water) to facilitate easier ramming.


This is simply Meal with 5% Ti by weight.

It produces a spray of very bright white sparks. The sparks typically crackle softly, a little (2-3%) Cryolite can enhance this somewhat.

The Meal can really be any BP variant, 6:3:1 and 6:1:1 propellants are quite common. The particle size of the Ti can also the altered, especially for devices outside the 1/2"-3/4" size range.