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Comet Smoke & Light Unit MOB – SOLAS


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he Light and Smoke Lifebuoy Marker produces dense orange smoke for 15 minutes and features two self contained, inversion switched, LED lights which far exceed SOLAS requirements for output and duration. Ships are required to carry 2 markers, one mounted on each bridge wing with the brackets supplied and attached by line to a 4kg Lifebuoy. The signal is used to mark the position of a man overboard by day or night. It can be automatically deployed by releasing the attached lifebuoy, or manually activated.


• Height: 375mm (14.76ins)

• Diameter: 183mm (7.20ins)

• Weight: 3.3kg (7.27lbs)

• Weight – including bracket and angles: 3.85kg (8.5lbs)

• Net Explosive Content: 1.287kg (2.84 lbs)

• Lamps (bulbs): 2 x 3.6v 2.0A

• Temperature range: -30°C to +65°C

• Burning time: 15 minutes

• Colour of light: white

• Duration: 2 candela for 2 hours

• Use with lifebuoy weighing: 4.0kg (8.82lbs)

• Attach to lifebuoy with line: 4m (13ft) long, 9.5mm (0.37ins) diameter