How to protect your flow props and make their life longer?
Before you start with the first fire on the kevlar, Leave it soaking longer in the flammable liquid.
Always have it well impregnated with fuel before burning it up.
Do not leave it burning still, without moving. When the fire is about to go out, do not leave the kevlar on the ground to burn.
Extinguish it shortly before the fire runs completely out. When most of the fuel is burned, the fire starts to damage the kevlar.
Always use appropriate fuel. Protect your tools
Do not use water to extinguish the fire tool. Use wet towel.
Don’t roll it on the ground, because your will damage the head.
Try to not drop the prop. Dropping the prop can cause damage on it. The different props and depends how hard is the drop can handle different pressure.
Do not store them with heavy objects on them. Even made from metal, if its heavy it may cause bending.
For flow props from fabric, be careful to not step on it. Some damage is caused by stepping on it and start to spin.
Heavy storm wind can damage fabrics as silk and cause tangling. Protect your tools
Do not wash your flow props in the washing machine. Hand and soft wash only.
Protecting your fire poi is essential to ensure their longevity and, most importantly, your safety during fire spinning performances.
By following these safety and maintenance guidelines, you can help protect your fire poi, extend their lifespan, and most importantly, reduce the risks associated with fire spinning. Always prioritize safety when engaging in this art form. Remember, safety is paramount in fire spinning. While it’s a beautiful and captivating art form, it can also be dangerous if not approached with care and respect for the fire. Prioritize safety, be prepared for emergencies, and always stay mindful of your surroundings and equipment condition.
May the flow be with you!