Personal Distress Signal, Miniflare MK8

The lightweight, Distress Signals pack contains 9 red aerial flare cartridges and a penjector firing mechanism, all enclosed in a tough, water-resistant case. The penjector is fitted with a stainless-steel spring and striker pin. It features a slot for easy loading and unloading of the flare cartridge with the trigger in the safety catch position.

LSI Product ID: sig-55665-00



APPLICATION
Personal Distress Signals are designed primarily for use on yachts, dinghies, Personal Water Craft, canoes, and sailboards, but have many applications as a general-purpose distress signal for aviation.  Each cartridge projects its payload to a height of over 40 meters, burns for over 5 seconds at a minimum of 10,000 candela and is visible for at least 5 miles in daylight increasing to 10 miles at night, depending on weather conditions.  Operating instructions are on the case.

STORAGE
When not carried, the signal should be stored in our robust, specially designed Polybottle, or in a dry location at ambient temperature.

OPERATION
FOR DAY OR NIGHT - USE ONLY WHEN RESCUE SERVICES ARE SIGHTED



WARNING
Ejects projectile  - do not point at people or property
Do not fire in a confined space
Keep out of reach of children
Only for emergency use
If damaged or dented, do not use
Do not dismantle
Keep away from sources of heat
Do not use after expiry Date

DISPOSAL
Pyrotechnics must be treated as hazardous items and must be disposed of responsibly in accordance with local regulations.



Specifications:
SPECIFICATION

Application: For use in  day and night distress signal situations
Dimensions: 180mm x 58mm x 25mm (7.1" x 2.28" x 1.0")
Explosive Content: 45g (5g per cartridge) 1.575oz (0.175oz per cartridge
Height: 46 meters (150')
Burning Time: over 5 seconds
Light intensity: 10,000 candela
Weight: 160g (5.6oz)