chlorate candle

chlorate candle

[′klȯr‚āt ‚kand·əl]
(materials)
A mixture of solid chemical compounds which, when ignited, liberates free oxygen.
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The chlorate candle flood system works identical to the pyro-ammo flood system (In fact they're on the same maintenance index page (MIP) and maintenance requirement card (MRC)).
Inspect and test chlorate candle storage locker flood system.
On one unit, the chlorate candle flood system had not been tested in two years
Chlorate candle stowage areas were not conspicuously marked.
The crew of about 10 men could stay at sea for as long as a month, but they had only frozen TV dinners to eat, bathed once a week with a bucket of water and burned chlorate candles to produce oxygen.