Esbit solid fuel tablets are perfect for backpacking, camping, and hobby use, in addition to home and auto emergency kits. The small, Esbit 14 g solid fuel tablets will burn approximately 12 minutes every and up to 1300°F (760°C) with every tablet in a position to boil 500 ml of water in about 8 minutes. These solid fuel tablets work at high altitudes and sub-zero temperatures, are smokeless, leave almost no ash, and they don’t liquefy. Esbit solid fuel tablets make exceptional campfire starters, and if kept dry will last for 10+ years. Esbit solid fuel tablets light easily, can also be snuffed out, and if kept dry, will relight again. They’re individually contained in waterproof packaging, and their long shelf-life makes them an excellent survival or emergency essential. They work equally well for the solo hiker, camper or hobbyist. Esbit hexamine solid fuel tablets were first developed in Germany in 1932 by Eric Schumm. Since then, Esbit solid fuel has proven itself as an efficient and reliable source of energy even under the most extreme weather conditions. Esbit fuels and stoves have been used in disaster relief efforts and are relied upon by NATO forces and countless out of doors enthusiasts the world over. For hobby applications such as Wilesco engines, Esbit fuel cubes are also to be had in smaller, 4 gram size (sold one by one). Made in Germany; 2-year manufacturer’s warranty.