Start by READING & LEARNING first!!!
A great book to begin with is ‘Dictionary & Manual of Fireworks by Weingart ‘.
“FACT: Over 95% of fireworks injuries are caused by the mis-use of fireworks! Always read labels carefully and NEVER aim fireworks in the direction of any other person! Let’s CELEBRATE SAFELY”!! “If hand-lighting your holiday fireworks, never lean any part of your body (that you would like to keep) over the direct path of the exiting effect! Always crouch low and lean over low with your ignition source to touch to the fuse”.
It is believed that “firecrackers” were first discovered in China during the Han dynasty (~200 B.C.), when pieces of green bamboo were thrown into fire. They sizzled and exploded startling everyone around.
The most dangerous time for pyrotechnicians is immediately after a show when they must manually inspect mortars for live rounds. Some pyrotechnicians have had live shells explode on them causing 3rd degree burns to their upper body and face.
The name of cakes aerial fireworks derives from the fact that they look like a cake, it is a box packed of interconnected roman candles and aerial shells. They come with a multiple tube device and use a high-speed fuse. The whole array of dazzling fireworks is simply too good to look at. Extensive care when packing these fireworks are taken into consideration to make sure safety is priority and it is therefore quiet predominantly used. The internal fusing is so fabricated that once the fire starts, it travels through the multiple tubes and creates a combustion series.
The fact that these fireworks can light up the sky for several minutes makes them even more desirable. There are simple variants too, which last only a few seconds. The prices also vary. The cakes aerial fireworks are available quite easily all over the world. However the make and quality might differ…
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Fireworks are incredible but they can be dangerous. Please follow some simple rules from Kids Health and never give children fireworks to play with. Safety first!
Lighting fireworks at home isn’t even legal in many areas, so if you want to use them, be sure to check with your local police department first. If they’re legal where you live, keep these safety tips in mind:
2011 Firework show on Redington Beach using my new Phoneix MR12 cue wireless firing system. Everything fired perfectly!