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Para Red Rocket Mk8A

Order code: 9506720

SOLAS / USCG Approved Product

The Pains Wessex Para Red MK8A Rocket conforms to SOLAS 74/88 as amended. Designed to withstand exceptional environmental exposure and to perform reliably even after immersion in water, the pull wire ignitor and improved grip provides easy handling. Ejecting a red flare on a parachute at 300m (1000ft), burning for 40 seconds at 30,000 candela

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DOCUMENTS

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SPECIFICATIONS

Length
295 mm (11.6 inches)
Diameter
32 mm (1.3 inches)
Weight
235 g (8.3 oz)
Altitude
300 m (984 feet)
Net Explosive Content
84 g (3.0 oz)
Light Color
Red
Light Burn Time Minimum
40 s
Light Intensity
30.000 candela

PACKING

Type
Metal Tin and Fibreboard Box
Maximum Quantity Per Pack
56
Pack Dimensions
49 x 28 x 38 cm
Estimate Gross Weight
16.5 Kg
Estimate Net Weight
14.1 Kg
Net Explosive Content Per Pack
5.04 Kg
Hazard Class
1.4G
UN Number
UN0505: Signals, distress, ship
Transport Method
Road, Sea or Air

Usage & Training

When to Use

A day or night long-range distress signal. 12 should be carried on the ship’s bridge and 4 are required in ship’s Lifeboats and Liferafts, also suitable for use in other commercial and recreational boats. To Use: Remove red end cap. Hold firmly, vertically above head at arms length. Turn head away and pull toggle. Rocket is ejected instantaneously with a loud report and slight recoil. Be careful not to direct towards people or property.

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.