- Country of manufactureUkraine
Dry alcohol, dry fuel (hexamine, hexamethylenetetramine)
Dry alcohol is a mixture of hexamine (hexamethylenetetramine) with a small amount of wax. This gas gives a yellowish blue flame, leaving almost no ash after combustion. As fuel dry alcohol is very convenient: flammable, easily extinguished by closing the crucible burning pills. When using dry alcohol tablets are placed on a ceramic tile, iron plate or a sheet of asbestos.
Usually used for heating or cooking in the field by tourists, military and humanitarian organizations.
Dry fuel tablets are often included in the army ration, together with metal stand equal in size with fuel tablets for ease of use.
Also dry fuel tablets are used as fuel for miniature models of steam engines.
Dry fuel tablets - a simple, lightweight, compact, powerful heat source. If they are stored properly, they have an unlimited period of validity. Due to the fact that the controlling of the power of flame is problematic, it is more often used for heating than for cooking food. The flame of burning dry fuel is sensitive to the wind, so a simple screen may be necessary. Dry fuel is more expensive and less common than other types of fuel like ethanol or gasoline. The specific calorific value of dry fuel is around 31,300 MJ/kg.
Packing: 70 g (8 tablets)
Shelf Life: Unlimited
Country of origin: Ukraine