Friday August 1 2014
Fireworks Colors
How do they get all the different colors in fireworks?


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great.

What would sodium chloride and copper chloride do mixed?

Sodium chloride makes such a

Sodium chloride makes such a bright yellow that it usually drowns out the other colors. Unless you had a LOT of copper chloride, you would get a yellow flame.

Question

If you could find a website that goes into a little more detail about the chemicals that produce the rich colors, could you post it on this website please? Thank you so much! Love your work!

Hannah Age 12

Cool!

Cool!

FIREWORKS

THATS COOL

what video were you watching?

what video were you watching on your laptop?
Sincerely Austin Richards

THATS AWSOME

THATS AWSOME

AWSOME

Its cool

Its cool

Its cool

How do you get fireworks in

How do you get fireworks in the sky? :D

Please?

do you think you could put up a chart of which powders make each color?

Done! Thanks for the

Done! Thanks for the suggestion.

Yay!

Thanks a lot! :D

Cool red-orange!

I like the effects of the strontium chloride the best. Too bad it's the one hardest to get.

COOL

SWEETNESS

cool

I like the blue color. This video is very cool.

i LOVE THE GREEN AND I LOVE

i LOVE THE GREEN AND I LOVE MACANICS

NICE

SO NICE AND COOL.

Very Neat

I love the video but how do they get the sparklers to go off 10 seconds after?

How do they...

How do they make the amazing designs in the air? And how do they make such funny noises?

How do they...

How do they make the amazing designs in the air? And how do they make such funny noises?

The designs are done by

The designs are done by placing the spheres of firework material in just the right pattern inside the shell. When it explodes, it throws them out in that pattern. The screaming sounds are produced by sending the hot gases from the rocket through a special whistle.

fire works

thats cool you should find out what its made of.

that is awesome!!!!!!!!!

the firework colors in it are amazing!!!!!!!

what if????????

what happens if you mix all the chemicals together will it explode bigger then regular or will it be a another color or be a HUGE mess

RE: What if???

Great question. The chemicals that produce the colors do not make the explosion. Instead, they add color to the flames. Fireworks manufacturers experiment with different combinations, looking for better, brighter colors. Often the mix looks worse, but sometimes they get new or brighter shades. They guard their recipes carefully, and fireworks experts can tell which company made a firework by the shade of the reds, greens, and blues.

RE: What if???

That is very interesting

awesome

very cool!!!!!

Very cool

Very cool

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