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Highly flammable materials refer to substances that are easily set on fire. Such items need to be stored carefully to prevent possible combustion. Examples of highly flammable substances include propane and ethanol. More »

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Non-flammable materials are by definition non-combustible or not easy to set on fire, according to Dictionary.com. On the NAFPA fire rating system, these materials have a rating of zero and do not burn, even when heated.... More »

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A package of flammable liquid materials will have a Class 3 flammable liquid placard visible on the outside of the package. The placard is an official image that is a red diamond with a white flame on top and the number ... More »

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Although helium is volatile due to its light weight and physical properties, it is chemically inactive and is, therefore, not flammable. For an object to be flammable, it must be able to react with an oxidant, such as ox... More »

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Wax is a highly flammable substance. Wax is the fuel that keeps candles burning so that they produce light. The wick soaks up the wax and draws more into the flame so that it stays lit. More »

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