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MAGNESIUM FLARE #2

SOURCE: Kirk-Otthmer Technical Encyclopedia, "Explosives and Propellants."

COMMENTS: Heat of reaction: 6.134 kJ/g. Gas volume: 74 cm3/g. Ignition temperature: 640°C. Impact sensitivity test: 19% of TNT.

PREPARATION (parts by weight):

CHEMICALPERCENT/PARTSAMOUNT
Sodium nitrate0.410
Magnesium0.540
Laminac0.050
Total