Destin over on the SmarterEveryDay channel created a transparent potato cannon for the purpose of visualizing the explosion taking place within the tube. He moved the ignition to the center of the transparent window so the combustion was more easily observed.
The resulting slow motion video captured at 20,000 frames-per-second reveals the expanding fireball within the tube. As the aerosol propellent combusts, it causes a rapid increase in pressure that eventually forces the potato out of the barrel.
Source: https://youtu.be/_TNSUIsjdpY (SmarterEveryDay)
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