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isn't oxygen fuel. so it's not a triangle. its a line
gas is a fuel! you're wrong this time!
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just a square with a bit missing
but oxidised =/= burned.
you need something to oxidise.
or some other gas
it already has oxygen. Oxidising is a process that requires oxygen and something else. Dude, I'm shit with science and even I know this.
to the oxygen? it couldn't burn so because you are heating it up it would evaporate?
but it wouldn't burn as it's not flammable. Which on balance is probably a good thing.
It would expand on heating but in the absence of a material to oxidize (or a reductant it would do (chemically) sweet fuck all.
But not by heating oxygen.
no i had some other people/animals i guess and i don't remember anything about a triangle :-S
Trying not to burst out laughing in the office now.
That's fundamental to knowing how low i'll have to go to explain the Fire Triangle.
is when something gets on fire. like the fire gets on it. like a.. disease. ?
Burning is the combustion of a fuel and an oxidant. IE, it requires oxygen. So you need oxygen. And something else.
Oxygen isn't a fuel, it's the actual thing reacting with the fuel.
but the oxygen IS gas. i just remembered seeing an eternal flame thing in new york. it was gas coming out of a pipe i think. you can just use gas