Wednesday July 04, 2012

How Fireworks Are Made

Popular Mechanics has an article posted today explaining how fireworks are made. It's amazing how old school even the most elaborate fireworks displays still are.

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Every step of this process is a complex, carefully crafted process. If one thing is offآ—too much black powder, misaligned stars or a misplaced triggerآ—everything can fail. Here's a look at how professionals pull it off every year while one-upping last year's pyrotechnic display.