Don’t ya just love those science and car crash movies they showed in school back in the 50’s and 60’s?

  1. Mr. Fusion says:

    This was just a propaganda piece by the magnesium industry trying to downplay the dangers of magnesium.

    Anyone who understands the concept of heat transfer would know why they couldn’t light the ingots. The same experiments could be done using wood and have even poorer results getting a self sustaining flame. Does anyone discount the flammability of wood?

    As pointed out above, it is the fine particles that are dangerous. The same as wood dust can be explosive and wood shavings readily catch fire.


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