Unique, compact, telescopic handle allows easy extension for sale operation and saves space in stowage.
||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.
|Red Handflare Mk8 Datasheet(PDF 629 KB) |
|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 |
|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.
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 ||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 |