Para Red MK8A Rocket

  • Model: 50672
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

SOLAS / USCG Approved Product

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

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.

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


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