HAZARD ALERT: Thermite igniting sticks are a fire hazard when exposed to a flame or temperatures above 500 ºF. Contact us for a technical data sheet relating to their use.
Storage: Inorganic #1 in a dedicated flammables cabinet.
Shelf Life: Indefinite if kept dry.
Color: Silver gray metal on a copper stick
Safety Purchase Suggestion: These igniting sticks are the easiest and safest method for starting thermite reactions. Please consider using them instead of magnesium metal ribbon or other chemical igniters.
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