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If magnesium powder is already partially oxidized, will it still burn? Zinc powder?

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Lifer
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I'm calling the FBI.











;) lol. But I have very suspicious neighbors.
 

GalvanizedYankee

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The smoke produced when zinc burns is very toxic. Welders get sick when working galvanized sheet metal.

Yes to your first ? but its better if not.

Are you getting cabin fever in Maine? Take a walk before you place any orders.
 

OutHouse

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yes its flamable. i use magnesium strips to start fires when in the boy scouts.
 

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