Reply to post: Freshly shattered titanium?

SpaceX reveals chain of events that caused the unplanned disassembly of Crew Dragon capsule

hugo tyson
Mushroom

Freshly shattered titanium?

Maybe, like aluminium, all the titanium anyone sees, or any chemical touches, is actually a thin layer of transparent titanium oxide already.

It requires freshly-shattered titanium in an oxygen-free environment for the oxidiser to set it on fire, maybe?

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