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PARA FLARE RED

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PARA FLARE RED


Distress signal used in ships, life crafts and life boats. This will provide a high intensity of red flare suspended from a parachute.

The signal is to be held firmly and vertically pointing slightly downwards away from body. The signal is fired by pushing the sliding plate by hand. This will release the striker mechanism and fire the rocket instantaneously.

 

Technical Specification:

Estimated mass:                                      430g.

Net Explosive content:                             125g.

Length:                                                  221 mm.

Diameter:                                               40 ± 0.05 mm.

Rate of descent:                                      Not more than 5 m/s.

Burn out height:                                     300 m (max).

Luminous intensity:                                30,000 Candela (min).

Burning time:                                         40 sec (min).

Color:                                                    Vivid Red.

Shelf life:                                               3 years.