Parachute Red Rocket Handheld Flare MK8A SOLAS
Store Price: $69.10 Export Price $62.19
Package ID: hazmat
Brand: Pains Wessex
Vendor SKU: 790758
The red parachute rocket is a hand-held distress signal ejecting a parachute suspended red flare at 984ft altitude, major features include: An aluminium foil seal at the top and an 'O' ring at the bottom of the signal to give greater environmental protection. The trigger lever operation includes an un cocked striker mechanism and a safety pin to prevent inadvertent ignition. The rocket casing is of a tough plastic to ensure optimum protection and reliability in severe marine weather conditions. Long range parachute distress signal. For day and night use. Easy to operate. Visible up to 30 miles. Burns for 40 seconds at 30,000 candela at a height of 984ft. Approved to latest USCG and SOLAS specifications. Weight: 8.8oz. Dimensions: 11.5 x 1.25. This signal is approved by International Maritime Organization for use on ships of all types and in ship's lifeboats and life rafts. Although the signal is normally fired vertically to provide maximum range of visibility, in low cloud conditions (below 984ft), it is advisable to fire the rocket at an angle of 45° downwind.