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Types Of Firework

Fireworks Effects & Hazards Comparison

Function Effect Potential Hazards
Shells Fired from mortars by a lift charge, the shell bursts to produce effects in the sky. Loud report & visual effects, parachutes or daylight smoke Fallout from debris, ground burst, unexploded shells falling to ground.
Rockets Fitted with a stick, a motor charge propels the entire firework into the sky, at the apex of flight bursts in the same way as a shell. Distinct tail on ascent followed by stars, noise or other effects, parachutes or daylight smoke Fallout from debris or from the stick falling to earth. Projectile effect if launched at low angle.
Mines Fired from integral or separate mortars, mines produce a column of stars or effects Stars, reports or bombettes Relatively low debris. Projectile effect if launched at low angle
Roman Candles A long tube containing several shots fired in sequence Stars, mini-mines, reports or bombettes. Internal components falling as debris, projectile effect if launched at low angle.
Single Shot Devices Single shot Roman candles or mines Stars, mini-mines, reports or bombettes Generally designed to produce very low debris.
Cakes A collection of single shot devices and shells fired in sequence Stars, mini-mines, reports or bombettes Debris. Projectile effect if item is tipped over or launched at low angle. Projectile effect if cake disrupted due to a malfunctioning item affecting integrity of the remaining tubes.
Fountains Shower of sparks from single tube often used on wheels as well as set pieces. Metallic or other sparks projected in direction of firing. Local effect from sparks
Waterfalls Usually a vertical curtain of sparks from many tubes fired simultaneously Metallic sparks falling downwards from tubes fired horizontally or vertically. Local effects below the waterfall from sparks which usually are designed to reach the ground
Set Pieces Messages or images comprised of many small fountain tubes on a frame. May comprise many colours & or incorporate other effects Very low hazard of burns from set piece itself