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How are fireworks tested?

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How do you know that the fireworks you’ve made are going to burst in the sky as expected? Test them! In this episode of I Didn’t Know That, visit one of the UK’s leading fireworks manufacturers as they test the component parts of a 125mm aerial starburst shell.

inside a fireworks shell
testing fireworks
In the archive: more fireworks, including how sparklers are made and Explore the Science Behind Fireworks—and the Galaxy.

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