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Red Handflare Mk8

Order code: 9529000

SOLAS / USCG Approved Product

Red hand-held, short range distress signal. Used to pinpoint location by day or night. Burns for 60 seconds at 15,000 candela. Features a unique telescopic handle making it very compact and space saving when stowed in a liferaft. Easily extended and pull wire operated.

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DOCUMENTS

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SPECIFICATIONS

Length
175 mm (6.9 inches)
Length With Handle Pulled Out
280 mm (11.0 inches)
Diameter
28 mm (1.1 inches)
Weight
160 g (5.6 oz)
Net Explosive Content
61 g (2.2 oz)
Temp Op Min
-30 °C
Temp Op Max
65 °C (149.0 °F)
Temp Store Min
-30 °C
Temp Store Max
75 °C (167.0 °F)
Light Color
Red
Light Intensity
15,000 candela
Flare Burn Time Minimum
60 s
Ignition Method
Top Pull-wire Igniter

PACKING

Type
Fibreboard Box
Maximum Quantity Per Pack
100
Pack Dimensions
38 x 25 x 27 cm
Estimate Gross Weight
16.9 Kg
Estimate Net Weight
16 Kg (35.3 lbs)
Net Explosive Content Per Pack
6.10 Kg
Hazard Class
1.4G
UN Number
UN0191: Signal devices, hand
Transport Method
Road, Sea or Cargo Aircraft Only

Usage & Training

When to Use

Use to signal distress by day or night. Hand-held and short range flare used to pinpoint position. Typically 6 handflares are required to be fitted in SOLAS/commercial liferafts and lifeboats.

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.