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Starch is a very important component in kaffir beer which must contain both gelatinised and ungelatinised starch to be acceptable in texture.
The gelatinised starch helps keep the ungelatinised starch in suspension, makes the beer creamy and adds body.
Explosives which consist partly of gelatinised collodion-cotton, and partly of ungelatinised gun-cotton, are best reduced to powder by a rasp, or softened by exposure to mixed ether and alcohol vapour at a temperature of 40° F. to 100° F. [Footnote A: Mr W. Cullen _ (Jour.