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ESAB Arcair SLICE Exothermic Cutting Rods

  • Increased productivity: Faster cutting speeds and less rework
  • Reduced operator fatigue: Easier manipulation for improved comfort
  • Enhanced safety: Minimised fumes and splatter for a cleaner work environment
  • Cost-effective: Extended rod life and reduced waste


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Cut Through Anything with Confidence: ESAB Arcair SLICE Exothermic Cutting Rods

Experience revolutionary exothermic cutting with ESAB Arcair SLICE Cutting Rods. For over 70 years, ESAB Arcair has been the global leader in arc gouging and exothermic cutting. Now, SLICE continues that legacy by delivering unmatched performance and control for all your metal cutting needs.

Don’t settle for slow, imprecise cutting methods. Take control with ESAB Arcair SLICE Exothermic Cutting Rods. Order yours today to experience the SLICE difference!


  • Effortless Cutting: ESAB Arcair SLICE rods feature a patented, one-piece construction that ensures a balanced burn. Unlike traditional thermic lances, SLICE rods require minimal manipulation after ignition, allowing you to focus on the cut.
  • Unmatched Versatility: Whether you’re tackling cast iron, stainless steel, or even concrete, SLICE rods deliver clean, precise cuts through a wide range of materials.
  • Superior Control: The proprietary flux coating on ESAB Arcair SLICE rods optimises the cutting process, minimising slag and fumes for a cleaner, safer work environment.
  • Patented one-piece construction for balanced burning
  • Available in flux-coated and uncoated options for specific application needs
  • Cuts through cast iron, stainless steel, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, and even concrete
  • Delivers clean, precise cuts with minimal dross
  • Maximises operator safety with reduced fumes and splatter


  • Demolition and scrap processing
  • Pipe cutting and bevelling
  • Underwater cutting
  • Removing seized components and weld beads
  • Mold and core knockout


Description Part No.
SLICE Exothermic Cutting Rods, Flux Coated, 1/4 x 22 – 100 Pcs 42049003
SLICE Exothermic Cutting Rods, Flux Coated, 1/4 x 22 – 25 Pcs 42049002
SLICE Exothermic Cutting Rods, Flux Coated, 3/8 x 18 – 50 Pcs – DISCONTINUED 42049005
SLICE Exothermic Cutting Rods, Uncoated, 1/4 x 22 – 100 Pcs 43049003
SLICE Exothermic Cutting Rods, Uncoated, 1/4 x 22 – 25 Pcs 43049002
SLICE Exothermic Cutting Rods, Uncoated, 1/4 x 44 – 25 Pcs 43049005
SLICE Exothermic Cutting Rods, Uncoated, 3/8 x 18 – 50 Pcs 43049007
SLICE Exothermic Cutting Rods, Uncoated, 3/8 x 36 – 25 Pcs 43049009



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Flux Coated




1/4 x 22


1/4 x 44


3/8 x 18


3/8 x 36

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