Flare Smoke Marker Life smoke
CAT : C - D - E
The Pains Wessex Lifesmoke MK8 is a compact, flat top, daytime distress signal designed to be easy and safe to handle. It provides effective position marking during rescue operations and can be used to indicate wind direction, producing dense orange smoke for a minimum of 3 minutes.
The Pains Wessex Lifesmoke MK8 is a small and compact distress signal for daylight use only, designed for stowage in liferafts. Signal for position marking during rescue operations. Indicates wind direction .Safe to use on oil or petrol covered water. Conforming to SOLAS 74/88 as amended . Two signals are required carriage in SOLAS liferafts and lifeboats. Two are supplied in RORC and Offshore leisure kits.
To use: Peel off top cap, pull string sharply away from the body. A 2-second delay allows time to throw the canister downwind into the water.
- Height: 100 mm (4 ins)
- Diameter: 84 mm (3.3 ins)
- Weight: 370 g (13 oz)
- NEC: 200 g (7 oz)
- Burning time: 3 minutes minimum
- Colour of smoke: orange
- Ignition: pull-wire ignitor with 2 seconds safety delay