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Chemistry 101:Beginner Ink Labs and Pics

Discussion in 'Toys forum' started by HëRbN, Jul 2, 2008.

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  1. Kanoodler

    Kanoodler New Member

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    Has anyone tried adding acids to their inks? Been thinking about making a batch with some muriatic in it.
     
  2. SozeyBoii

    SozeyBoii Member

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    lol no dont do that. that´s not the move lmao. often the acid´s react with dyes or whatever else is in the ink you mixed into it and it´ll possibly explode
     
  3. Andros

    Andros New Member

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    Okay so toy question: for markers is it better with or without Xylene? I've been looking and I see that people either use it or don't use it. Are there advantages or disadvantages of having Xylene in your ink?
     
  4. StammaDaHammer

    StammaDaHammer Member

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    I think it's dangerous to breathe in the fumes, not sure if xylene based inks stain better than ones without.

    Also, does anyone know how well inks'/ dyes will stain brick and concrete walls? I've got an idea of transfering ink into an aerosole
     
  5. baker

    baker Member

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    Hey so i just read a whole lot on this thread, and i've decided to make my own stainer ink. I live in denmark and I just searched up dot3 on Google, and it seems that dot4 and dot5 Are alot easier to get a hold of,can i use that? also what else should i add to leave a gnarly stain?
     
  6. Ciph

    Ciph Member

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    does anyone have any good ink tips?:)
     
  7. Umcrew

    Umcrew New Member

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    i recently bought a stealth ink marker and did some research on what was in that shit, i seems like there is some sort of Silver Nitrate (AgNo3) in it and i had a silver nitrate pen laying around my house so i started expirimenting with it. turns out if you mix it with water and put it under direct sunlight it turns into a brown stain that is unbuffable. does any one now where you can get pure silver nitrate because the amount that is in the pen is very minimum. :)
     
  8. Matt Wrigh

    Matt Wrigh Senior Member

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  9. Matt Wrigh

    Matt Wrigh Senior Member

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    You can probably buy it online. Beware though.....Silver Nitrate will stain your skin with a PERMANENT black stain. If not washed off quickly, it can also give a nasty chemical burn!!!!!
     
  10. Umcrew

    Umcrew New Member

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    Yes i know, it is used to remove warts or something lol.

    Btw does anyone know of its a good idea to mix iron oxide with your ink, my thoughts were that the brown colour of it will leave a nasty ghost