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Personal Distress Signal

Order code: 9556650

Pains Wessex Personal Distress Signals pack contains 9 red aerial flare cartridges and a penjector firing mechanism, all enclosed in a tough, water-resistant case. The penjector is fitted with a stainless-steel spring and striker pin. It features a slot for easy loading and unloading of the flare cartridge with the trigger in the safety catch position.

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DOCUMENTS

SPECIFICATIONS

Height
46 m (151 feet)
Weight
160 g (5.6 oz)
Net Explosive Content
45 g (1.6 oz)
Light Burn Time Minimum
5 s
Light Intensity
10,000 candela
Flare Color
Red
Ignition Method
Penjector System

PACKING

Type
Fibreboard Box
Maximum Quantity Per Pack
117
Pack Dimensions
38 x 28 x 27 cm
Estimate Gross Weight
21.1 Kg
Estimate Net Weight
20.2 Kg
Net Explosive Content Per Pack
5.27 Kg
Hazard Class
1.4G
UN Number
UN0312: Cartridges, signal
Transport Method
Road, Sea or Cargo Aircraft Only

Usage & Training

When to Use

Pains Wessex Personal Distress Signals are designed primarily for use on yachts, dinghies, Personal Water Craft, canoes and sailboards, but have many applications as a general-purpose distress signal for aviation, hill-walking, climbing, skiing and other outdoor pursuits. Each cartridge projects its payload to a height of over 46 metres, burns for over 5.5 seconds at a minimum of 10,000 candela and is visible for at least 5 miles in daylight increasing to 10 miles at night, depending on weather conditions. Operating instructions are on the case.

Storage Requirements

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

Disposal

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