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 »

The Sun is a star that comprises 99.8 percent of the total mass of the solar system, and it is made up of 92.1 percent hydrogen and 7.8 percent helium. It is almost a perfect sphere with a diameter of approximately 864,3... More »

Helium is a gas that is colorless, odorless and does not react with other elements under normal circumstances. Scientists classify helium as a noble gas. More »

Some properties of plastics include their light weight, high resistance to various chemicals, thermal and electrical insulation and their wide range of colors, characteristics and potential uses. Plastics are also known ... More »

Titanium is flammable, but only when heated in air at temperatures of 610 degrees Celsius or higher. At that temperature, Titanium undergoes a chemical reaction with the hot air, and eventually forms titanium dioxide. Ti... More »

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 »

Plastic is potentially flammable. Flammability is a trait tested in commercial plastic products by Underwriters Laboratories, the industry standard in plastic flammability ratings. Underwriters Laboratories testing assig... More »