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Ferrocerium Rod - Cerium Mischmetal Flint Rod Blank (Scout-476)

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Trademark: jxmetals
Production Capacity: 10, 000, 000 pcs/month
Model NO.: SCOUT-476

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Basic Info
  • Model NO.: SCOUT-476
Additional Info
  • Trademark: jxmetals
  • Production Capacity: 10, 000, 000 pcs/month
Product Description

Ferrocerium rod is made from Iron, Magnesium and mostly of an alloy of rare earth metals called mischmetal with an excellent pyrophoric percentage: 98%min.

The required chemical composition:
Mischmetal(rare earth metal): Abt. 75-93%
Iron abt. 5.0-19.3%
Magnesium 1-4%

Rare earth metal distribution:
Cerium 49-59%
Lanthanum 26-39%
Neodymium 0-10%
Praseodymium 0-7%
Pyrophoric percentage: 98%min.
Hardness: 70-90 HV

When the rod is scraped with a steel edge or the spine of a knife, particles or shavings are scraped off and ignited by the friction giving a shower of hot sparks. These burning particles can, in turn, ignite your tinder, the best tinders for ferro rod include:

Cotton wool (preferably soaked in Vaseline)
Birch bark
Fine Fatwood chips/dust (also known as Maya wood sticks or rods)
Char cloth
Tinder fungus
Wire wool
Dried grasses/natural fibers/natural fluff material (for example, Old Man's Beard)
Magnesium chips, magnesium powder (you can get a ferro rod embedded in a magnesium block which makes a spectacular high-temperature flash fire)

Application: It is used as the firestarters or fire starter in scouting and camping, sparking entertainment, clockwork toys, strikers for welding torches, etc., it is the best compact firestarter we can easily use, plus its dependability, made it a favorite of survival experts, hunters, fishermen and campers. It works equally well when wet or dry. Swedish Fire Steel has even found its way into cabins and backyards as a fool-proof way to light stoves and gas-barbecues, it is used as part of earthquake survival kit, emergency kit, survival kits, survival gear, emergency preparedness kit, disaster preparedness kit Emergency Survival Kit, 72 hour emergency kit, first aid kit, survival necklace, survival neck wallet, etc., also the good companion of the outdoor knife.

Ferrocerium flint rodSize in MMSize in INCHMOQ(pcs)
Scout- 317 -508Ø3.17 x 50.8MM1/8" x 2"1100
Scout- 381 -508Ø3.81 x 50.8MM3/20" x 2"750
Scout-476-508  Ø4.76 x 50.8MM3/16" x 2"480
Scout-476-635  Ø4.76 x 63.5MM3/16" x 2 1/2"385
Scout-476-762  Ø4.76 x 76.2MM3/16" x 3"320
Scout-508-508  Ø5.08 x 50.8MM0.20" x 2"420
Scout-508-635  Ø5.08 x 63.5MM0.20" x 2 1/2"335
Scout-508-762  Ø5.08 x 76.2MM0.20" x 3"285
Scout-600-600  Ø6 x 60MM 250
Scout-600-1000  Ø6 x 100MM 150
Scout-635-508  Ø6.35 x 50.8MM1/4" x 2 "270
Scout-635-635  Ø6.35 x 63.5MM1/4" x 2 1/2"215
Scout-635-762  Ø6.35 x 76.2MM1/4" x 3"180
Jiangxi Xinji Metals Co., Ltd.
Jiangxi, China
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Account Registered in: 2003
Business Type: Manufacturer
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