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POR-15 flammable when dry?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Mastiff, Jun 1, 2006.

  1. Mastiff

    Mastiff 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    I had some spare POR-15, so I painted it onto a burn barrel that I used to burn up old wood scaps and cardboard (50 gallon drum). Next time I used the barrel, the POR-15 caught on fire and then stopped and smoked like crazy. I can only assume the smoke is hugely toxic. Youch. Makes me wonder about all the places I've put it on my trucks.
     
  2. Desert Rat

    Desert Rat Fetch the comfy chair

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    That is odd, I've welded very close to POR-15 and never had a problem with sparks or flame. But I guess any paint could catch on fire if hot enough.
     
  3. Resurrection_Joe

    Resurrection_Joe 1 ton status

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    All the barrels I use to burn get the paint burnt off them the first burn, it smokes pretty bad
     

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