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High Temperature Accelerants (HTA)
Posted by: Sir Gary (IP Logged)
Date: May 15, 2010 08:52AM

Sorry if I missed the bus on the original HTA-post,
but I haven't logged on for a week or so, and am some 200 unread post behind.

HTA - never heard the term down here and wouldn't recognize one if I tripped over one.

A few years back had a furniture shop fire with a pile of sprung mattresses at the back below a high window.
The matresses were FUBAR, but had an unusual hole perhaps 6- 8 inches in diameter,
running top to bottom melted through some 8 matresses' sprung coils.

I took some of the molten residue to our SEM
and found Aluminium and traces of Magnesium not present in the sprung steel control samples.

My best guess at the time was a thermite incendiary lobbed through the high window above.



Subject Views Written By Posted
  High Temperature Accelerants (HTA) 2421 Sir Gary 05/15/2010 08:52AM
  Re: High Temperature Accelerants (HTA) 1073 SCarman 05/15/2010 10:42AM
  Re: High Temperature Accelerants (HTA) 582 jaudio 05/15/2010 12:18PM
  Re: High Temperature Accelerants (HTA) 596 SCarman 05/15/2010 12:31PM
  Re: High Temperature Accelerants (HTA) 2180 SCarman 05/15/2010 12:33PM
  Re: High Temperature Accelerants (HTA) 573 PMK140 05/15/2010 06:27PM
  Re: High Temperature Accelerants (HTA) 538 efc 05/15/2010 12:51PM
  Re: High Temperature Accelerants (HTA) 570 Nick Markowitz 05/15/2010 01:10PM
  Re: High Temperature Accelerants (HTA) 530 PMK140 05/15/2010 06:41PM
  Re: High Temperature Accelerants (HTA) 582 Gerald Hurst 05/15/2010 11:54PM
  Re: High Temperature Accelerants (HTA) 510 PMK140 05/16/2010 04:18AM
  Re: High Temperature Accelerants (HTA) 554 Gerald Hurst 05/16/2010 08:48PM
  Re: High Temperature Accelerants (HTA) 494 jmorse 05/16/2010 09:29PM
  Re: High Temperature Accelerants (HTA) 499 jaudio 05/16/2010 06:52AM
  Re: High Temperature Accelerants (HTA) 535 cda 05/15/2010 06:53PM
  Re: High Temperature Accelerants (HTA) 677 Nick Markowitz 05/16/2010 06:03AM
  Re: High Temperature Accelerants (HTA) 587 Sir Gary 05/16/2010 09:19AM
  Re: High Temperature Accelerants (HTA) 526 Nick Markowitz 05/18/2010 10:01PM
  Re: High Temperature Accelerants (HTA) 738 dcarpenter 05/19/2010 04:28PM
  Re: High Temperature Accelerants (HTA) 531 dcarpenter 05/19/2010 04:38PM


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