Category: FIREWORKS

Fireworks are like almost everything else have records for the biggest, longest, and the most. Here are some of the “official” records from the Guiness World Book of Records, and…

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Acetone (2-Propanone) [C3H6O] Flammable liquid used as a solvent in pyrotechnics (i.e., in mixtures that can’t contain water).  Nitrocellulose can be dissolved in it to create nitrocellulose lacquer, which can be used…

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Fireworks function by the rapid, highly exothermic chemical reaction (burning) of a fuel with oxygen.  The hot gases generated by this process can emit light by themselves, or transfer the…

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 What are the firework laws in my state? State fireworks laws usually fall into one of four general categories.  Futhermore, individual states may not allow certain devices for whatever reason.…

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1.1G (UN0333) – DOT classification for explosives that pose a mass detonation hazard 1.2G (UN0334) – DOT classification for explosives that pose a projectile hazard 1.3G (UN0335) – DOT classification for explosives that…

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The First Firecrackers The history of fireworks goes back thousands of years to China during the Han dynasty (~200 B.C.), even long before gunpowder was invented.  It is believed that…

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