Parachute Illuminating Rocket Mk8
The parachute illuminating rocket is used in search and rescue operations at night or for collision warning.
||Designed to withstand exceptional environmental exposure and to perform reliably even after immersion in water, the pull wire ignitor and imroved grip provides easy handling. Rocket ejects a white flare at 300m (100ft), which burns for 30 seconds at 90,000 candela.
|Parachute Illuminating Rocket Mk8 Datasheet(PDF 530 KB) |
|Length||295 mm (11.6 inches) |
|Diameter||32 mm (1.3 inches) |
|Weight||270 g (9.5 oz) |
|Altitude||300 m (984 feet) |
|Net Explosive Content||94 g (3.3 oz) |
|Light Color||White |
|Light Burn Time Minimum||30 s |
|Light Intensity||90,000 candela |
|When to Use|
A day or night collision warning signal, or used at night to illuminate areas for Search and Rescue operations. Primarily for use by Coast Guard and Lifesaving services.
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.
|Type ||Metal Tin and Fibreboard Box |
|Maximum Quantity Per Pack ||60 |
|Pack Dimensions ||49 x 28 x 38 cm |
|Estimate Gross Weight ||18.2 Kg |
|Estimate Net Weight ||16.2 Kg |
|Net Explosive Content Per Pack ||5.64 Kg |
|Hazard Class ||1.4G |
|UN Number ||UN0505: Signals, distress, ship |
|Transport Method ||Road, Sea or Cargo Aircraft Only |