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Piezoelectric Popper
# 5E60.211
Description: A small film canister is filled with a few (about 2 or 3) drops of methanol, sealed, and then sparked with a piezoelectric igniter, causing the methanol vapor to combust and shoot the body of the film canister outward. note: same demo as 4B60.702

Instructions: hold popper with one hand by the wires where they enter the lid and spark with other hand.

Hazards: DO NOT USE EXCESSIVE METHANOL OR THE EXPLOSION COULD BECOME DANGEROUS.

Purchased/Built: purchased

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