Now you will learn how to make confetti poppers at home with the use of available funds. To do this, you get: a cardboard sleeve, colored corrugated paper (colorful design), stuffing for confetti (bits of foil, streamers, etc.) and a pyrotechnic charge that detonates from friction.
This cracker is of two kinds: in the form of candy that has a rope on two sides, or has the appearance of an ordinary cylinder, which is equipped with one side of the rope loop.
And now I'll walk you through how to make a firecracker confetti with his hands.
- In order to prepare the pyrotechnical mixture must be mixed (in no case do not RUB) small quantities of dextrin and potassium chlorate salt. After this part you should add red phosphorus and antimony. Stir with great care. In the absence of the necessary components, you can use silver or mercury fulminate.
- If you decide to make a cracker, which is in the form of candy, the pyrotechnic composition should be covered with strips of hard cardboard that will be set in motion by means of ropes. In this case, the sleeve cardboard is not required, and filling of crackers just turns into crepe paper.
- If you like firecracker confetti, which has the shape of a cylinder, in order to make the firecracker confetti cylindrical, it is necessary to take the following steps. The sleeve on one side should be tight to pull and it to insert a box made of thick cardboard, which will be a small hole in the middle through which subsequently is threaded a rope. After all these manipulations the hole at the rate of cemented, with the use of pyrotechnic mixtures that are prepared in advance. In order that the detonation was of high quality, on top of all this pressed piece of paper.
Of course, you can purchase stuffing confetti in the store, however, it is not always available. Needless to say that it is much nicer and easier to engage in the production of filling your party poppers confetti at home, for example, to make the colored circles with an ordinary hole punch.
Provided a clear statement execution, you can impress your friends and relatives.