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How to light Coal with matches only

by Lord Dark
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Lord Dark
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Jun14-13, 07:13 AM
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Hi everyone ,,

Am doing a project and I want to light coal with matches only ,, I have 2 Ideas only , mix coal with sulfur or mix it with petroleum fuel .. I want to know will it light using any of those methods ?? with only matches ? Is it safe ? and will there be any smell out of it ??

If anyone have any other ideas on how to light coal please share ..
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Borek
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Jun14-13, 07:19 AM
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Lump of coal? Coal dust?

Think about it: it is not possible to ignite a timber, but splinter will ignite right away.
Lord Dark
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Jun14-13, 07:21 AM
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it is coal dust .. will it ignite with only 1 matches ?

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Jun14-13, 07:41 AM
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How to light Coal with matches only

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coal_dust_explosion
Lord Dark
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Jun14-13, 08:17 AM
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thx alot ,, i'll try it at home :D
Borek
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Jun14-13, 10:07 AM
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Better not.
Lord Dark
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Jun16-13, 12:02 PM
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I used light coal instead of powder. Am lighting it using a candle wick on top of it .. Doing that I noticed 2 things , the string make a smell and it is hard to stick the candle wick on top of the coal. Is there a solution for those 2 problems ??

If I mix the candle wick with oily perfume, would that change the smell ??
How can I stick the candle wick to the coal ?? is there a way ?
Jobrag
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Jun16-13, 12:43 PM
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Do not repeat not try using petroleum with a match, unless you want a Darwin Award.


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