What fireworks do professionals use?

Display Fireworks (formerly known as “Class B” Fireworks) – Also known as 1.3G Fireworks. These are the fireworks used in large community displays run by licensed professionals (pyrotechnicians).

How do professionals launch fireworks?

In a computerised firework display, the pyrotechnics are detonated by electric matches, or e-matches. The e-match head contains a zirconium compound that ignites readily when heated, the heat coming from a coil of wire encasing the head.

What do professionals use to light fireworks?

But in fact blow torches are the most common tool used by professionals to light their pyro, second only to electrical ignition. This is because a good blow torch fulfils the criteria listed at the start of this article, namely having an intense flame, being windproof and they’re easy to use in gloved hands.

What size shells do professional fireworks use?

between 6 inches and 12 inches
Professional aerial shells range in size from 3 inches to over 24 inches in diameter. It depends on the size of the fireworks show, but most professional aerial shells are between 6 inches and 12 inches.

Are fireworks computerized?

Today, the spectacular effects are orchestrated by a network of explosives, wires, firing cues and a computer. Fireworks can also be ignited by a microchip activated remotely.

How do you set off multiple fireworks at once?

Physically locate the fuses next to each other. Here you would set up your items next to each other (taped to the same stake or taped together then staked) so you can twist or tape the two primary fuses together, making them easier to light with one flame.

What is the best lighter for fireworks?

Friction Butane lighters Clippers/Bic Butane Pipe lighters Zippo Windproof lighter Butane Torchlighters, TorJet and Coney Triple flame jet lighters Rechargeable Electric Arc lighters/Tesla lighters.

How high do 4 inch mortars go?

Shell Burst Heights.

Shell (in) Size (mm) Height (m)
3 76 120
4 102 150
5 127 180
6 152 210

Can you use PVC pipe for mortar tubes?

Safety Note: Never Use PVC Pipes PVC pipes can shatter and produce dangerous shrapnel. These are the Polypipe PE4710 tubes I used in my mortar rack. Never use PVC tubes, as these can shatter.