Amateur Rocket Motor
There are a variety of suppliers for the amateur rocketry experimenter. This list below is some of the suppliers known to CP Technologies, but is not an all inclusive list. A Google search will not doubt pick up other suppliers. Also, don't forget to check Ebay for chemicals, graphite, phenolic, rubber and other items.
Aerocon Aerospace - Sells R45 HTPB binder. PAPI curing agent, DOA plasticizer, graphite, nichrome wire, reload motor cases and other motor making supplies.
Rolling Thunder Pyrotechnic Supplies - Sells ammonium nitrate, ammonium perchlorate, potassium
nitrate, metal powders and other supplies used in making propellants and igniters. To make ammonium nitrate composite
propellant you will need magnesium powder or a magnesium/aluminum alloy powder. If you use the alloy powder make sure
it contains at least 50% magnesium. When you buy the powder, make sure you get -325 mesh powder. For ammonium
perchlorate motors, use a -325 mesh aluminum powder or 20 micron spherical.
Cheap Chemicals - Sells ammonium perchlorate, ammonium nitrate and metal powders for making propellants.Click here to go to Cheap Chemical's home page
Thunder Valley Chemicals - Sells ammonium perchlorate, potassium nitrate, aluminum powder and other chemicals used in propellants and igniters.Click here to go to Thunder Valley's home page
Science For You - Sells ammonium perchlorate, potassium nitrate, magnesium and aluminum powders plus other supplies for making igniters and rocket propellants.Click here to go to Science For You's home page
Hobby Chemical Supply - Sells ammonium perchlorate, potassium nitrate, aluminum powder and other chemicals for rocket propellants and igniters.Click here to go to Hobby Chemical Supply's home page
NichroPulse - Sells ammonium nitrate, potassium nitrate and other supplies used in amateur rocketry.Click here to go to NichroPulse's home page
RCS Rocket Motor Components - Sells R45 binder, E-744 curing agent, burn rate accelerators, plasticizers and motor parts for Aerotech reloads.
The Graphite Store - Sells all products related to graphite including graphite rods for making rocket nozzles and inserts.Click here to go to The Graphite Store's home page
Skylighter - Sells ammonium perchlorate, aluminum powder, magnesium powder and ignition supplies.Click here to go to Skylighter home page
McMaster-Carr - Sells EPDM rubber, XX phenolic and CE phenolic rods, sheets and blocks, aluminum tubes, o-ring stock and other materials for making the motor parts.
United States Plastics - Sells PVC plastic pipe, fittings, sheets, brackets, phenolic rods, tubes and sheets.Click here to go to United States Plastics home page
American Science & Surplus - Sells balances and science supplies for mixing and casting your own propellant.Click here to go to American Science & Surplus home page
LOC Precision - Sells rocket kits plus individual parts such as nosecones, body tubes, fin material and bulkheads to make your own rockets.Click here to go to LOC Precision home page
Missile Works - Sells electronic timers and altimeters for rocket staging and deploying parachutes. The also sell supplies for making your own Kosdon reloads.Click here to go to Missile Works home page
Perfectflite - Sells electronic timers and altimeters for rocket staging and deploying parachutes.Click here to go to Perfectflite home page
Public Missiles - Sells rocket kits plus individual parts such as nosecones, body tubes, fin material and bulkheads to make your own rockets.Click here to go to Public Missiles home page
Top Flight Recovery - Sells parachutes and recovery items for rockets.Click here to go to Top Flight Recovery home page