Red Handfl are MK8
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Red Handflare MK8

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The Handflare MK8 conforms to SOLAS 74 as amended. Designed to withstand exceptional environmental exposure and to perform reliably even after immersion in water. Featuring a telescopic handle with improved grip, making it very compact for stowage. Easily extended for safe handling and operation by pull wire ignitor. Produces hot red flame for 60 seconds at 15000 candela.

Specifi cations • Length: 175mm (6.9ins) • Length with handle pulled out: 280mm (11ins) • Diameter: 28mm (1.1ins) • Weight Max:176g (6.2 oz) • Light intensity: 15,000 candela • Burning time: 60 seconds • Colour of light: red • Ignition: pull-wire ignitor • Net Explosive Content Max.: 63g (2.22 oz)

Application For use day or night the Pains Wessex Mk8 red Handflare is a shortrange distress signal used to pinpoint position. May be carried on ships bridge and six are required to be fitted in ships lifeboats and liferafts. The handflare is suitable for use on other commercial and recreational boats. Also available is the Pains Wessex White Collision Warn-off Handflare which is for use day or night when a collision danger exists or for the illumination of small areas outside. Operation 1. Pull out red end until telescopic tube is fully extended and engaged. 2. Unscrew red end cap and point away. 3. Pull ball out sharply to fire. 4. Hold at arms length. Point Downwind. End plug ejects after 2 seconds delay. Packing & Transport Information • 100 flares in 1 fibreboard box • Gross Weight Max: 18.15 kg (40 lbs) • Net Weight Max: 17.6 kg (38.8 lbs) • Measurements of fibreboard box: 37 x 27 x 26cm (14.6 x 10.7 x 10.3ins) • Net Explosive Content per box Max: 6.3 kg (13.89 lbs) • Hazard Class 1.4G • UN 0191 • Proper Shipping Name: Signal Devices, Hand • Other Information: Cargo Aircraft Only Storage This compact appliance is ideally stored in a water-resistant locker at ambient temperature allowing easy access in an emergency. The set of 4 appliances normally carried onboard can be dispersed in strategic positions throughout the vessel.

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