Friction Smoke Grenade

The Friction Smoke Grenade is EG’s original smoke grenade. Built with affordability in mind and available in a limited color range, this unit continues to be a firm favorite for many paintball and Airsoft fields. Fitted with a friction igniter, just like a normal match head.
Common Uses: Field Use and Combat Simulation

How to Purchase Friction Smoke

The Friction Smoke is a Combat Field and Training product. It is not available for general use. Wholesale and field enquiries welcome. Worldwide shipping available for bulk orders. Not available in North America.

Distributed From: UK, Europe


Smoke Duration (± 15s)


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Colors Available


Total Weight (± 20g)


Net Explosive Content (± 10g)


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Minimum Purchase Age

Friction Smoke Size Guide

The Friction Smoke Grenade contains 40g of composition weight, and produces a vibrant cloud over approximately 60 seconds.

Safety Information

When ignited, the Friction Smoke Grenade will not produce a flame with the casing remaining cool enough to handle with gloves on.
  • Safety distance = 2m
  • For outdoor use only
  • Use gloves and eye protection
  • Avoid inhalation of smoke

Environmental Impact

Designed with non-toxic dyes and more advanced, cleaner smoke compositions than other smoke products on the market.
  • Non-toxic colored smoke
  • 99% biodegradable
  • Low CO2 output
  • Clean smoke composition

Friction Smoke FAQ

Frequently asked questions about the Friction Smoke Grenade.

The product must be held to ignite, but we do not recommend you hold the product for the entire duration as the casing warms up. Never put any part of your body near the smoke outlet.

No, the Friction Smoke should only be used outdoors with the land owner’s permission.

The smoke will not stain unless it’s held closely (within approx 30cm) to any surface, including clothing.
Twist off the cap and strike the fuse against the striker (on the cap).
All our products are non-toxic and the unit itself is biodegradable after use.