Pains Wessex MK9 light and smoke marker

The Pains Wessex Manoverboard MK9 Compact Lifebuoy Marker is normally mounted on a ship’s bridge wing attached to a 4 kg lifebuoy.

It is automatically or manually deployed to mark the position of a person in the water by day or night.

Featuring a self-activated LED lighting system that exceeds SOLAS requirements for 2 candelas light output and 2 hours duration, plus providing 15 minutes of dense orange smoke. Ships are required to fit at least two markers.

When to Use

Used in an emergency to mark the position of a man overboard by day or night. Deployed by attached 4 kg lifebuoy. Provides 15 minutes of dense orange smoke. Far exceeds SOLAS requirements of 2 hours at 2 candelas for light output and duration. Safe to use on petrol or oil-covered water. Lithium battery sealed for life – no annual replacement. Automatic or manual deployment. Universal stainless steel mounting bracket. Tested to survive a 56m drop into water (SOLAS 30m). Ideal for use on ships or rigs with high freeboard.

Storage Requirements

Store upright in a mounting bracket in original packaging.

Disposal

Hazardous items, dispose of responsibly through approved channels in accordance with local regulations.

Pains Wessex light and smoke marker

Features:

  • Day and night signal attached to 4kg lifebuoy and used in an emergency to mark
    position of man overboard.
  • Provides 15 minutes of dense orange smoke.
  • Far exceeds SOLAS requirements of 2 hours at 2 candelas for light output and duration.
  • Safe to use on petrol or oil-covered water.
  • Lithium battery sealed for life – no annual replacement.
  • Automatic or manual deployment.
  • Universal stainless steel mounting bracket. Usually mounted on a ship’s bridge wing.
  • Tested to survive a 60m drop into water (SOLAS 30m).
  • Ideal for use on ships or rigs with high free-board.

Dimensions:

  • Height: 375mm (14.76 inches)
  • Diameter: 183mm (7.20 inches)
  • Weight: 3.3Kg (7.27 lbs)
  • Weight – including bracket: 3.85Kg (8.5lbs)