Can I use Scratch X on nitrocellulose?

Answer Meguiar's says you can use Scratch X on a car's nitrocellulose paint finishes. According to company's website, Scratch X's exclusive micro-abrasive system removes blemishes and scratches that occur... Read More »

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How to Dry Nitrocellulose?

Nitrocellulose synthesis involves the use of cotton balls as a source of cellulose, nitric acid and sulphuric acid. When the cellulose in the cotton ball is exposed to nitric acid, a process known ... Read More »

What is nitrocellulose used for?

Nitrocellulose is a polymer made from cellulose that has been treated with sulfuric and nitric acids. Nitrocellulose has a pulpy or cottonlike appearance and is used in the manufacturing of explosi... Read More »

Nitrocellulose Paint?

Nitrocellulose (also called cellulose nitrate, flash paper or gun cotton) is an extremely inflammable material formed by the reaction of cellulose with a strong nitrating agent such as nitric acid.... Read More »

What Is Nitrocellulose Lacquer?

According to, nitrocellulose lacquer is made from “an alkyd and nitrocellulose resin dissolved and then mixed with solvents that evaporate quickly.” The substance is used to... Read More »