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Ferrocerium is a synthetic pyrophoric alloy that produces hot sparks that can reach temperatures of 5,430 °F when rapidly oxidized by the process of striking the rod, thereby fragmenting it and exposing those fragments to the oxygen in the air. Due to ferrocerium's ability to ignite in adverse conditions, rods of ferrocerium are a necessity to use as an emergency survival kits. These are CNC machined with airplane grade aluminum. The best on the market for the cost. Measures approximately 5", comes with attached high quality black elasticized band.