Pains Wessex Lifesmoke MK9
Compact, flat-top day-time orange smoke distress signal providing effective position marking or indication of wind direction during rescue operations.
The Pains Wessex Lifesmoke MK9 is a compact, flat top, day time 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.
Note Leisure dated i,e End of Year + 3 Years.
Height 114 mm (4.5 inches)
Diameter 82 mm (3.2 inches)
Weight 365 g (12.85 oz)
Net Explosive Content 237 g (8.34 oz)
Temp Op Min -1 °C
Temp Op Max 30 °C (86.0 °F)
Temp Store Min -30 °C
Temp Store Max 75 °C (167.0 °F)
Light Color Orange
Flare Burn Time Minimum 3 min
Ignition Method Top Percussion Igniter with 2s Safety Delay
When to Use
The Pains Wessex Lifesmoke M98 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 plastic tab sharply away from body. A 2 second delay allows time to throw the canister downwind into the water.
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.