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Old 11-28-2013, 10:24 AM   #3776
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Originally Posted by HellSickle View Post

Anything that can oxidize can explosively combust given the right particle size and air/fuel ratio.

A titanium pressure vessel went up in a fab shop on a plant near us, it had not been cleaned 100% so a minor "bang" when they cut it, took out the gas and air lines, it now fed the fire, the titanium ignited properly, there was not much left of that shop, well basically a hole in the ground.
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