Re: Fire starting
Beth Allerton (BETHPET@NERVM.NERDC.UFL.EDU)
Tue, 5 Apr 1994 08:32:19 EDT
On Mon, 4 Apr 1994 15:10:07 -0500 George Huffman said:
>Instead of lint, we used to use old cotton flannel pajamas. We would cut a
> <stuff deleted>
>However.......todays flannel pajamas contain a fireproofing agent which will
>retard the burning. I regret I don't know how to remove the fireproofing
>substance - maybe repeated washing?
>Huffman_George_W@Lilly.com Lilly Corporate Center
I have heard that use of fabric softener removes the flame retardency after
several washings. Before using for this project, try washing without to
"stiffen" it up a bit.
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