Sky Lanterns: A slice of Chinese culture.
Light up the night sky with our flying lanterns, an unforgettable detail for your event or celebration. They are 100% fire retardant, made with rice paper and bamboo cane (without wire), they are 100% biodegradable. They are served in comfortable individual packaging and instructions for use.Ver más
These lanterns or flying lanterns are made of rice paper, with a bamboo cane ring, they are completely biodegradable and flame retardant, which makes them very safe for the environment and people.
They work based on the principle that cold air is heavier than hot air, due to the action of the heat given off by the fuel element, the air inside the flying lantern raises its temperature and this will cause it to rise, the hot air will push the balloon up.
How high do the flying lanterns go?
These flying lanterns will rise depending on both the ambient temperature and the internal temperature inside the balloon, additionally there are factors such as the altitude with respect to sea level, and above all the total weight of the paper set, bamboo ring, fuel cell and string.
In order for the lantern to ascend faster and higher, it must be ensured that the difference between the interior and exterior temperature is as large as possible, in this way the vertical ascent will be better and higher.
When to use the flying lanterns?
The use of flying lanterns is increasingly popular, they are highly sought after for festivities of many types or events such as weddings and seasonal parties. With them the sky is illuminated and with movement, they are a great touch to mark the culmination or the climax of your celebration or event.
They are very easy to use and because they have no risk of catching fire they are also very safe. You should always look for the model that best suits what you need, they come in various sizes with different flight capabilities. These lanterns can be seen flying for a long time if the weather conditions are right.
For example, at a New Year's party they can be used for attendees to raise their wishes, they are so safe that adults and children can use them, as long as they take the appropriate precautions.
Types of Flying Lanterns (White, yellow and red)
Flying lanterns vary in the quality of the material with which they are made, and in their size and shape. You will find them oval, diamond-shaped or like a cylinder. According to its composition, great variations are found. They are available in 3 colors: White, yellow and red.
• Type of paper with which it is made
Ideally, the paper with which the flying lantern is made is fire retardant, some will be more effective than others, so you must be aware to prevent accidents or incidents when using it.
• The burner or fuel cell
This can come in different compositions or qualities, in some models you will have to install it, in others it is ready to use. Depending on the quality of the cell, it will be easier or more difficult to turn on. The ideal in these cases is to acquire one without risk of spillage, and that guarantees that it will be consumed in its entirety before the flying lantern returns to earth.
Precautions when flying Flying Lanterns
Despite their small size, compared to a hot air balloon, these lanterns should not be used when there is a lot of wind, the wind makes the flight of both the balloons and the lanterns unstable, preventing them from reaching the safety height .
It is important to be clear that they cannot be used in closed environments, they are intended to fly only outdoors. As long as it is handled correctly it does not represent any risk.
Where to buy Flying Lanterns?
The Flying Lanterns can be purchased from the comfort of your computer or smartphone. There is a large number of online sites where you can buy these items, you can choose from a wide variety of shapes and colors, according to the occasion or celebration in which you will use it.