MAGNESIUM FLARE #1
SOURCE: rec.pyrotechnics, "Fireworks, Principles and Practice."
COMMENTS: Magnesium is corroded by some nitrates when damp. It is common practice to coat the magnesium (4% linseed oil, or some potassium dichromate) before use.
PREPARATION (parts by weight):
|Magnesium (grade 0)||0.360|