Award-winning KUPILKA FireSteel 8 creates big sparks up to 3000°C for easy fire making also in humid weather conditions.
It comes with a compact striker and ethically produced reindeer leather cord, and its secure handle can be used even with gloves on.
Designed together with Karu Survival – the leading company specialised in teaching bushcraft and survival skills in eastern Finland.
Made in Finland from European Ferrocerium Rod.
Striker is a by-product of metal industry.
Ferrocerium Rod: 8 mm x 65mm
Weight: 47g (including striker and leather cord)
Handle: Kareline® Natural Fibre Composite –
- Eco-friendly cellulose fibres from certified Finnish forests reinforce the material with FDA approved polypropylene used as an adhesive
- Ratio : 50/50
Design: Krista Hoque
Industry Awards: Scandinavian Outdoor Award (SOA), Hardware Winner, 2019 and ISPO Award, Outdoor/Tools & Equipment Winner, 2019
Kupilka products are made from our natural fibre composite which favours the use of renewable energy sources.
The wood for the material comes from the certified forests in Finland.
Both the products and the material are manufactured in Finland using EKOenergy.
The wide operating temperature of the product (-30 °C - 100 °C) together with the resistance of the material ensure a durable product for years to come.
This also means a smaller carbon footprint.
At the end of the life span the products can be recycled, incinerated for heat energy or returned to the manufacturer for re-use.
KUPILKA packaging is made from recycled cardboard which can be recycled or burned.