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BottleFlame / tools for lighting a fire


When mountain disaster happens, the victims usually can't survive because of hypothermia. If there is a complete system of making fire, it can extend the survival time.
The “BottleFlame” is a system that combines four parts: fire piston, net, platform and bottle.
The “fire piston” is a traditional tool. Using the principle of heating air by rapid compression to ignite a piece of tinder. And in the cover is space for the materials for tinder.
And the “net”. Using the principle of centrifugal force, it can help the victim spin-dry leafs easily.
The “platform” can isolate the fire from the wet ground.
The “bottle” contains all the parts above.


Ming Chuan University

Ming Chuan University
Taoyuan County, Taiwan

Shu-Yu Lin,
Ming Chuan University

Huie-Ran Yang,
Ming Chuan University

Chi-Ying Chou,
Ming Chuan University