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What is a pyrotechinic?

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04/01/2010

Pyrotechnics is the science of materials capable of undergoing self-contained and self-sustained http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Exothermic chemical reactions for the production of heat, light, gas, smoke and/or sound. Pyrotechnics include not only the manufacture of http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Fireworks but items such as http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Safety_matches, oxygen candles, explosive bolts and fasteners, and components of the automotive http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Airbag.