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Will A Thermite Grenade Blow Up A Limo…Watch & See For Yourself

So the question remains….will a thermite grenade blow-up a limo ? Well, before we get to that, let me fill you in on just what a thermite grenade is and what it’s used for. When most people think of grenades, they think of hand held explosive devices that are thrown at enemy positions and they explode on target after pulling the pin. Most people have not heard of Thermite grenades, nor do they know that these grenades do not explode….but they do melt.

Because of their heat and volatility, thermite grenades are almost never used as an offensive or defensive weapon against people. The weapon is used almost exclusively for destroying enemy materials in a secure and controlled environment.

 Thermite grenades (designated the M14) are one of the most destructive weapons used by the U.S. military.  Thermite is a powerful incendiary device used to produce intense heat through a chemical reaction and destroy anything is touches.  Thermite is known as a “pyrotechnic composition” that burns intensely when ignited. When detonated, thermite grenades produce molten iron from a violent reaction of the weapon’s thermite filler. Some thermite grenades have been known to burn at temperatures of nearly 4,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Thermite grenades are capable of burning through an engine block in seconds. Therefore the extreme heat makes thermite grenades is great for destroying enemy weapons / gear caches, bunkers and vehicles. These are the type of targets that are ideal for use of the thermite grenade.

The chemical makeup of Thermite is aluminum powder and a metal oxide. But, will a thermite grenade blow up a limo…well let’s watch and see.

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