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Hydrostatic release units

Hammar hydrostatic release units for liferafts

Hydrostatic release unit to combine with liferaft. 

Hammar hydrostatic release units for liferafts

The hydrostatic unit releases automatically the liferaft from a sinking vessel.
It consists in a double looped white rope line, a release mechanism and a "weak link"(that will break away when the system is triggered).

  • Operating depth : 1.50 to 4 metres
  • Lifetime : 2 years from date of installation on board
  • No servicing required
  • Corrosion-proof
  • Dimensions (excluding attachment braids) : 95 x 65 x 60 mm

2 shackles ((bow-type Ø 8 mm, not included) are necessary for installation.