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Subject: [TowerTalk] Thermite
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2006 00:06:46 EDT
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The alternative to a copper oxide in  the CadWeld mix is what was used many 
times in WW II and later security situations.
That mix contained Ferrous (Iron, Fe)  Oxide (I think 900+ degrees F). That  
is the original Thermite.  It is what was NOT yet installed on top of each of 
the highly  classified
equipment racks in the bowels of the  USS Pueblo because it was rushed into  
When the ship was boarded, there were  no thermite bombs in place; hence the 
use of hand grenades tossed into each of  the racks, once killing one of our 
Regards,  Warren;  W7WY


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