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Lifesmoke Mk9

Order code: 9537000

SOLAS / USCG Approved Product

The NEW Pains Wessex Lifesmoke MK9 is a compact, flat top, day time distress signal designed to be easy and safe to handle. It provides effective position marking during rescue operations and can be used to indicate wind direction, producing dense orange smoke for a minimum of 3 minutes.

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DOCUMENTS

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SPECIFICATIONS

Height
114 mm (4.5 inches)
Diameter
82 mm (3.2 inches)
Weight
365 g (12.85 oz)
Net Explosive Content
237 g (8.34 oz)
Temp Op Min
-1 °C
Temp Op Max
30 °C (86.0 °F)
Temp Store Min
-30 °C
Temp Store Max
75 °C (167.0 °F)
Light Color
Orange
Flare Burn Time Minimum
3 min
Ignition Method
Top Percussion Igniter with 2s Safety Delay

PACKING

Type
Fibreboard Box
Maximum Quantity Per Pack
24
Pack Dimensions
36 x 28 x 22 cm
Estimate Gross Weight
9.5 Kg
Estimate Net Weight
8.88 Kg
Net Explosive Content Per Pack
4.80 Kg
Hazard Class
1.4S
UN Number
UN0507: Signals, smoke
Transport Method
Road, Sea or Air

Usage & Training

When to Use

The NEW Pains Wessex Lifesmoke M98 is a small and compact distress signal for daylight use only, designed for stowage in liferafts. Signal for position marking during rescue operations. Indicates wind direction .Safe to use on oil or petrol covered water. Conforming to SOLAS 74/88 as amended . Two signals are required carriage in SOLAS liferafts and lifeboats. Two are supplied in RORC and Offshore leisure kits. To use: Peel off top cap, pull plastic tab sharply away from body. A 2 second delay allows time to throw the canister downwind into the water.

Storage Requirements

Ideally should be stored in the robust, specially designed polybottle, or in a dry, easily accessed location at ambient temperature.

Disposal

Hazardous item! Dispose of responsibly through approved channels in accordance with local regulations.