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Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 2nd September 2013, 09:05 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Yes, you can use them, my honor:cool: They are...

Yes, you can use them, my honor:cool: They are anyway some real pictures of some heated red paints on rust.
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 2nd September 2013, 04:23 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Indeed, we have that "proof" of allegedly...

Indeed, we have that "proof" of allegedly thermitic reaction in the form of shiny iron-rich microspheres, which were products of heating red/gray "nanothermite" chips from WTC dust up to 700 degrees...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 1st September 2013, 11:25 PM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Exactly;) E.g. more than year ago, we...

Exactly;)
E.g. more than year ago, we discussed this stuff again in "Iron-rich microspheres" thread, and I posted this...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 29th August 2013, 09:17 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Well, if this Harrit's sentence is so difficult...

Well, if this Harrit's sentence is so difficult to be found on the net, perhaps it is not ideal source of e.g. quotes for your video:cool:
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 29th August 2013, 07:36 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Chris: I somehow googled-out this sentence: "No...

Chris: I somehow googled-out this sentence: "No such scientific rebuttal to the Harrit et al paper has yet appeared", with this link...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 29th August 2013, 06:09 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
MM: In this respect, it is not so critically...

MM:
In this respect, it is not so critically important whether the specific material (paint) of Bentham chips (a) to (d) (and corresponding Millette's chips) was unambiguously identified in every...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 28th August 2013, 07:39 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Chris: Just forget Ziggi:cool: He looks quite...

Chris: Just forget Ziggi:cool: He looks quite desperate...

Perhaps the only important question in this rather silly "nanothermite debate" is:

Are we happy (well, am I happy) with the paint...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 28th August 2013, 06:56 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
...And yet one more remark for the Ryan's (or...

...And yet one more remark for the Ryan's (or Harrit's?) FTIR spectrum, which is again here:

http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=1141&pictureid=8155

It seems to be...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 28th August 2013, 01:17 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Spanx, Chris: And some remark for Ziggi's...

Spanx, Chris:
And some remark for Ziggi's sentences: "And his faith in his own result is not good since he refuses to let others test his chips. He has refused an offer to make his result part of...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 27th August 2013, 10:44 PM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Spanx: Ziggi added: "And by the way, you JREF...

Spanx:
Ziggi added:
"And by the way, you JREF guys must work hard now to preserve image of Chris Mohr and Millette, as u know that we now have the famous Harrit FTIR and that it does not match...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 27th August 2013, 06:30 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Well, more specifically... Dave's beams are...

Well, more specifically... Dave's beams are orange, and since lead chromate (which seems to be proven by XEDS) should be vividly yellow, there should be some other pigment/colorant in this primer...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 27th August 2013, 06:09 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Thanks, this should be the solution:cool:

Thanks, this should be the solution:cool:
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 27th August 2013, 01:10 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Please, do you see photos and micrographs in my...

Please, do you see photos and micrographs in my posts 3540 and 3554?

Ziggi Zugam and ScootleRoyale wrote me that they do not see them.

If you don't see them either (or you see them but you...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 26th August 2013, 12:20 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Ziggi Zugam wrote me that Kevin Ryan presented...

Ziggi Zugam wrote me that Kevin Ryan presented some new FTIR of some WTC red/gray chip, which "definitely debunks" Millette's study.

I'm not sure but Ziggi probably pointed to the FTIR in the...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 25th August 2013, 02:19 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Agreed:cool: Dave simply found and documented...

Agreed:cool: Dave simply found and documented these microspheres definitely not originating from any thermitic reaction, which was the basic goal. They are as good as any other found iron-rich...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 25th August 2013, 02:04 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
;)

;)
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 25th August 2013, 02:03 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Well, Kawika may be right that the second,...

Well, Kawika may be right that the second, loosely attached microsphere could originate e.g. from the steel barrel and could be then transferred to the beam surface by "winds of fire"....
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 24th August 2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 286
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Dave: So paradoxically, EDX spectra of your...

Dave: So paradoxically, EDX spectra of your microspheres are closer to the expected product of thermitic reaction (pure Fe) than the spectra of Bentham microspheres and the spectrum of microsphere...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 24th August 2013, 01:18 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Chris: there is really no need to measure closely...

Chris: there is really no need to measure closely the exothermic effects of burning this paint (or any other paint with polymer binder). Some exotherms will be observed for sure in the temperature...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 24th August 2013, 12:26 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Thanks again, Dave! A great work:cool: I...

Thanks again, Dave! A great work:cool:

I think that the second microsphere, sticked on the surface, could (basically) originate not from the burned paint itself, but e.g. from this steel barrel...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 23rd August 2013, 11:44 PM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
No, I don't intend to bother my colleagues again...

No, I don't intend to bother my colleagues again with this ash.

I suspected that the formation of these shiny objects may not be a general phenomenon (that it could require e.g. some specific...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 23rd August 2013, 07:34 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
...Continuation of my post 3540, since Dr. Babic...

...Continuation of my post 3540, since Dr. Babic allowed me to use his microscope.

Here is a better overall view on my “red paints ash” at low magnification:
...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 23rd August 2013, 01:29 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
How did you prepare samples for SEM-EDX, you...

How did you prepare samples for SEM-EDX, you scrapped some burned paint from the beam?
Did you find more of these microspheres?
Did you measure/estimate the fire temperature and what was the...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 22nd August 2013, 12:09 PM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Thanks for the reminder:cool: And thanks a lot,...

Thanks for the reminder:cool: And thanks a lot, Dave:cool: It seems that there is some real new investigation of 9/11 events on the way, providing new data and hints, which is extactly what truthers...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 22nd August 2013, 11:28 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Chris: Well, my sentence "I think there is hardly...

Chris: Well, my sentence "I think there is hardly any doubt here: these objects should mostly originate from gray layers, like in Bentham paper" is not really supported, I forgot to edit it. I do not...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 22nd August 2013, 09:21 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Heating of red/gray chips of four red paints from...

Heating of red/gray chips of four red paints from the yard of our chemical institute

Hi, all:cool:
As for me, I have had basically two remaining questions, regarding “mysterious” WTC red/gray...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 22nd August 2013, 05:11 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
http://911blogger.com/news/2013-08-17/weekendavise...

http://911blogger.com/news/2013-08-17/weekendavisen-could-not-substantiate-its-allegations-niels-harrit-was-crazy
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 21st August 2013, 10:43 PM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Chris: OK, I am curious too:cool: And btw, I just...

Chris: OK, I am curious too:cool: And btw, I just arranged some relevant experiment as well, but in my case, the results are still unknown and can be easily negative.
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 21st August 2013, 08:49 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Senenmut: 1) In your pretty weird world...

Senenmut:

1) In your pretty weird world based on so called "Truth", everything must be indeed faked! For instance, paint coatings on hundreds of million of cars worldwide, made allegedly almost...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 21st August 2013, 01:05 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Redwood: I think that also identifying of...

Redwood: I think that also identifying of "elemental" Al is a part of Basile's "protocol", in the form of planned ESCA (XPS) measurements.

I know almost nothing about XPS, but the corresponding...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 20th August 2013, 02:33 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Thanks, Dave, a good work:o)

Thanks, Dave, a good work:o)
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 19th August 2013, 03:05 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Btw, I put the chips which were not attracted...

Btw, I put the chips which were not attracted with the magnet (probably mostly paint chips without attached rust) to another beaker and I added some MEK solvent (ca 20 ml).

Here is a photo after...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 19th August 2013, 02:49 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Ergo: Anyway, I just visited once again our yard...

Ergo: Anyway, I just visited once again our yard and this time, I scrapped off using lancet only red paints from the rusted steel, from four independent sources, more specifically from some fence,...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 19th August 2013, 12:06 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Chris: I personally think that you should not...

Chris: I personally think that you should not comment anymore all this "Cate Jenkins stuff". By all his silly and irrelevant accusation of Jim Millette (and you), Kevin Ryan definitely proved himself...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 19th August 2013, 12:01 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
No, it is not my assertion that any paint on...

No, it is not my assertion that any paint on rusted steel will produce (iron rich) microspheres. I have no idea. I am only absolutely sure that any kind of common paint based on organic polymer...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 18th August 2013, 10:58 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
I am not sure what you mean, but when I scrapped...

I am not sure what you mean, but when I scrapped these paint chips from the steel and saw them to be attracted to magnet, I thought: why not to use the same chips for the heating experiment, looking...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 18th August 2013, 12:27 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Hi, Chris, here is a repost of my contribution...

Hi, Chris, here is a repost of my contribution 1104 (http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showpost.php?p=8628316&postcount=1104) from September 2012 (from the Thread to Discuss The Excellent...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 17th August 2013, 09:36 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
A quote: Niels Harrit then takes a small...

A quote:

Niels Harrit then takes a small plastic bag feet.

"This a dust from the World Trade Center. Judge, I would like to make a scientific demonstration, "said Niels Harrit.

Ref Harrit...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 15th August 2013, 10:31 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
MM: No, I don't think that strontium chromate (or...

MM: No, I don't think that strontium chromate (or its ions) can completely "disappear", just its needle crystals could be more or less changed by very slow dissolution during so many years, perhaps...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 15th August 2013, 05:33 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
All this is just more and more silly. On the...

All this is just more and more silly. On the previous page, Ergo , in the desperate effort to defend all this nanothermite idiocy, tried to deny the very existence of WTC red primer paints, comparing...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 14th August 2013, 10:59 PM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
GlennB, I overlooked this your post. And I do not...

GlennB, I overlooked this your post. And I do not agree that our Laclede theory is quite likely wrong. It is very likely right, just the final proof, it means the proof of strontium chromate, is...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 14th August 2013, 08:02 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Ergo: Hehe;) As for your comparison of WTC primer...

Ergo: Hehe;) As for your comparison of WTC primer paints with UFO or capricorns, my congratulation:rolleyes: You can even win some top position in the thread What are the finest examples of 9/ll...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 14th August 2013, 12:39 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
How do you know it? It is no more than your...

How do you know it? It is no more than your wishfull thinking;)



I just wrote that MEK chip was probably Tnemec chip. It is quite probable that Tnemec chips are quite rare in the dust in...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 13th August 2013, 11:59 PM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
I have no problem with NIST findings. No wonder...

I have no problem with NIST findings. No wonder that burned Tnemec layer began to spall from the massive steel elements at high temperatures, as observed by NIST. The deformation of the red layer...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 13th August 2013, 10:57 PM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
1) Tnemec primer cannot be "800 C stable" as well...

1) Tnemec primer cannot be "800 C stable" as well as the Laclede primer. In both primers, prevailing polymeric binders are inevitably burned out at such high temperatures. If somebody (e.g. Harrit)...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 13th August 2013, 10:56 PM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Deleted... double post owing to the slow...

Deleted... double post owing to the slow connection.
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 13th August 2013, 10:25 PM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Yes, Sir:cool:

Yes, Sir:cool:
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 13th August 2013, 12:41 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
Hi, Chris, yes, I mentioned this elaborate...

Hi, Chris, yes, I mentioned this elaborate article in the past and I also noted that its detailed critics would be very, very long and it does not make any sense to write it. Ziggy and Talboo would...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 4th August 2013, 01:10 AM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
MM, addendum: Just compare the colors of...

MM, addendum:

Just compare the colors of these "partially reacted" WTC chips, which were both denoted by truthers as nanothermite chips after partial burning during the disaster:
...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 3rd August 2013, 11:56 PM
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Posted By Ivan Kminek
MUDCAT: This is a very strange post, after all...

MUDCAT: This is a very strange post, after all these years, since these stuffs indeed exist. Bentham paper itself contains several references about real nano-thermites, and also relevant Wiki entry...
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