Accession Number : AD0825972
Title : APPROVAL TESTS OF HAND RED FLARE DISTRESS SIGNAL, APPROVAL NO. 160.021/4/2, BRISTOL FLARE CORPORATION, LOT 55 OF JUNE 67,
Corporate Author : COAST GUARD BALTIMORE MD FIELD TESTING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Personal Author(s) : Buzhardt, R. E.
Report Date : 29 JAN 1968
Pagination or Media Count : 10
Abstract : The purpose of these tests was to determine the compliance of Hand Red Flare Distress Signals with Coast Guard specifications. The following tests were conducted: Ignition and burning characteristics, and burning time; underwater burning; waterproofing of igniter button and burning time; bending strength; tensile strength; burning time and candlepower; elevated temperature, humidity, and storage; spontaneous ignition; chromaticity.
Descriptors : (*FLARES, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING)), DISTRESS SIGNALS, COLORED FLARES, ACCEPTABILITY, IGNITION, COMBUSTION, BURNING RATE, INTENSITY, MECHANICAL PROPERTIES, STORAGE, UNDERWATER, HUMIDITY, MOISTUREPROOFING.
Subject Categories : Pyrotechnics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE