These videos show you some of the steps used to make two different types of fireworks fountains using a black powder base mix and either 80-mesh charcoal or ferro-titanium for sparks.
Examples of the two types of fountains made in this project, an 80-mesh charcoal fountain and a ferro-ti fountain.
Weighing & Mixing Fuel
How to weigh out and mix the black powder base mix and spark additives for two different types fountains.
How to hand ram a bentonite clay nozzle for your fountains using the Turbo Pyro tooling.
Where to mark a no-pass line on your solid drift so you know when to switch from the hollow rammer to the solid rammer.
How to safely hand ram fountain fuel using the Turbo Pyro tooling.
Ramming a bentonite clay bulkhead in your firework fountain using the Turbo Pyro tooling.
Installing visco fuse and a stick onto your firework fountain for safe lighting.
A fan of three ferro-titanium fountains firing at once.