Unique Features: 100% Made in America; 100% Waterproof / Wind-resistant; 12+ Fires per Pack / Never Expires; Special Wax Protects Knife Blades; Emergency Repair Patch; No Odors, Oils and Non-Toxic. Weight: 1oz. The most versatile tinder on the market today. Made from a highly durable proprietary waxed cotton fabric, these strips can be folded or cut in to any shape. The special wax has a melt point of over 125 degrees and will ensure your Spartan Fire won’t leak in your wallet, kit or pack. This unique product allows every day carry of waterproof tinder, a heat source, lubrication for knives or zippers and even an emergency patch for repair. Contents: six four-inch strips. Directions: Scrape the Spartan Fire with a key, ferro rod scraper or knife spine to remove the wax and expose the fine inner fiber strands. Strike the strands using a ferro rod or a spark wheel striker to catch the tinder on fire. Reuse the Spartan Fire tinder, multiple fires per tinder are possible. Hang packaged.