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Quick Tip: Reaction Action


When certain Bullseye glasses are fired in contact with one another, their chemistries interact at the interface to create many effects and colors too. Here are close-up examples of some of our favorite reactions, including copper+sulfur, copper+reactive, and lead+sulfur.

Reaction Action

1. Copper: Light Turquoise Blue (001416) sheet, Sulfur: Medium Amber (001137) sheet
2. Lead: Sunset Coral (001305) powder, Sulfur: French Vanilla (000137), medium and coarse
3. Copper: Light Cyan (000216) rod, Sulfur: Golden Green (000227) rod
4. Sulfur: French Vanilla (000137) coarse frit, Copper: Turquoise (000116) coarse frit
5. Sulfur: French Vanilla (000137) sheet, Copper: Steel Blue (000146) powder
6. Copper: Robin’s Egg Blue (000161) sheet, Reactive: Reactive Cloud Opal (000009) sheet
7. Copper: Light Cyan (000216) sheet, Reactive: Reactive Cloud Opal (000009)
8. Copper: Robin’s Egg Blue (000161) sheet, Sulfur: Spring Green (000126) Vitrigraph stringer
9. Sulfur: French Vanilla (000137) sheet, Copper: Light Aquamarine Blue (001408), medium and coarse frit

Resources
Get a Reaction: Bullseye Reactive Glasses (chart)
Reactive Potential of Bullseye Glass (chart)
Video: Color Reactions and Special Effects
TechNotes 2: The Vitrigraph Kiln

Revised February 9, 2018.




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Quick Tip Reaction Action