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  1. Flash Powder Questions

    Quote Originally Posted by Pyro.Persia View Post
    hi
    definitely, the best ratio for aluminum and perchlorate is? the best ratio is 34.2% aluminum and 65.8% perchlorate

    Aluminum powder and potassium perchlorate are the only two components of the pyrotechnic industry-standard flash powder. It provides a great balance of stability and power and is the composition used in most commercial exploding fireworks.
    by looking at The balanced equation for the reaction we can find the true and best ratio, and The balanced equation
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  2. Cake duration inconsistencies

    Quote Originally Posted by Jay_ View Post
    The SO76 cakes....especially zipper cakes that i have used seem to be pretty erratic. The 300 shot 8 shape gm654's that i had last year were way...i mean way fast. The label said 8 seconds, the videos had it at around 5 seconds, mine shot somewhere around 3 seconds.
    Thanks for this post. Im planning for this cake this year and needed it to last at least 6 seconds or it would be an odd section. I'll probably replace it now.
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  3. New Zealand Firework Industry in lockdown

    Hi all tony here from New Zealand. We are looking at some crazy times at the moment . Today we have gone into full isolation to try beat the corona virus. crazy crazy times we are in.
    Basiclly overnight we have lost 100% of our work in New Zealand had to move all of our storage and basically close shop until further notice. We haven't given up though we are planning our come back to take the market by storm as soon as the isolation is lifted.
    Currently we are working hard on our website ...
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  4. True heart of pyrotechnics

    Since I was a child I have always loved the smell of burnt B.P. and have always loved the excitement of the color and boom of pyro. My cousins would come back from down south with a bunch of air travel rockets and Link Triad brand lady packs. From those days of young I have loved this hobbyist/enthusiast lifestyle. Since about 1996 my buddies called me Pyro Kev and the name just stuck so now most of my friends and aquaintances know me as Pyro Kev. I always loved the brotherhood and fellowship of ...
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  5. Getting back at it

    Well its been awhile since I was able to do anything pyro related but now I am working to regain what I lost when I took on a job that doesnt allow holidays off, my passion of display, I cant help but wonder what all ive missed these last 7 years. I know theres alot and while I cannot wait to rebuild my stockpile of material (s) it will be a slow process, to be honest as I made an early attempt at building a long term team of pyros to do shows, the failure really humbled me and now I think id like ...
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