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Pains Wessex Para Red Rocket MK8A



The Pains Wessex Para Red MK8A Rocket conforms to SOLAS 74/88 as amended.
Designed to withstand exceptional environmental exposure and to perform reliably even after immersion in water,
the pull wire ignitor and improved grip provides easy handling.
Ejecting a red flare on a parachute at 300m (1000ft),
burning for 40 seconds at 30,000 candela

Length 295 mm (11.6 inches)
Diameter 32 mm (1.3 inches)
Weight 235 g (8.3 oz)
Altitude 300 m (984 feet)
Net Explosive Content 84 g (3.0 oz)
Light Color Red
Light Burn Time Minimum 40 s
Light Intensity 30.000 candela

When to Use
A day or night long-range distress signal.
12 should be carried on the ship’s bridge and 4 are requiremed in ship’s Lifeboats and Liferafts,
also suitable for use in other commercial and recreational boats.
To Use: Remove red end cap. Hold firmly, vertically above head at arms length.
Turn head away and pull toggle. Rocket is ejected instantaneously with a loud report and slight recoil.
Be careful not to direct towards people or property.
Storage Requirements
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.