Some combustible materials include fuel oil, paint, kerosene, paints, cesium, magnesium, aluminum powder, calcium, sawdust, plastic dust, coal, flour and powdered metal. Combustible liquids are different from flammable l... More »

Underwriters Laboratories and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are excellent resources for the listing of non-combustible materials. UL provides safety testing and certification in various sectors, while... More »

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 »

Examples of mineral salts include sodium, calcium, ammonium phosphate, potassium, magnesium, chlorine, sulphur and phosphorus. Mineral salts are naturally occurring inorganic substances that are extracted from below the ... More »

Sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, manganese and chromium are some examples of metallic elements. More than 90 of the 118 known elements are considered metals. More »

Some examples of malleable materials are gold, silver, iron, aluminum, copper and tin. While not all objects are malleable, most metals are. Their ease and flexibility when in comes to shaping are the reason they are so ... More »

Many elements on the periodic table have names derived from Latin, including aluminum, calcium, cesium, chlorine, fluorine, gallium, iridium, radium, rubidium and scandium. Other element names are derived from languages ... More »