Flare - Smoke | Type D -  Floating Canister

    Flare - Smoke | Type D - Floating Canister


    Product description

    Comet Orange Smoke Signal

    Compact, flat-top day-time orange smoke distress signal providing effective position marking or indication of wind direction during rescue operations

    The Comet Orange Smoke Signal 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.

    Approved for 4 years from manufacture date


    • Weight: 370 g (13.1 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)
    • Flare Color: Orange
    • Flare Burn Time Minimum: 3 min
    • Ignition Method: Top Pull-wire Igniter with 2s Safety Delay

    When to Use

    The Orange Smoke Signal 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 string sharply away from body. A 2 second delay allows time to throw the canister downwind into the water.


    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.


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