"Hammar hydrostatic release unit."

Hammar hydrostatic release

Product information

166 grams
Life raft sizes
6 - 150
Release Depth
1.5 - 4m
Replacement Time
2 years

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Product details

The Hammar H20 is a hydrostatic release unit designed to fit life rafts of all shapes and sizes. It is made of glass fiber reinforced nylon, which prevents it from corroding. The Hammar H20 needs no annual service, maintenance or spare parts. You simply install a new one every two years and dispose of the old one. With the environment in mind, the old unit is 97% recyclable.

The Hammar H20 release unit consists of a double looped white rope line, a release mechanism and a Red Weak Link.

  • Designed for liferafts from 6 up to 150 persons
  • Release depth: 1.5-4.0 meters
  • Breaking strength of white rope sling: min 15kN
  • Breaking strength of red weak link: 2.2 +/- 0.4kN
  • Dispose after 2 years
  • Weight 166 grams

Global Approval:
USCG Section 6 Clarification USCG-EU MRA
SOLAS 74/96 Convention, Reg. III/4 LSA Code, MO Res. MSC. 48/(66)
IMO Res. MSC. 81(70)
EU Directive 96/98 EC on Marine Equipment