Zodiac Aids With New Self-Righting Design

Tuesday, December 07, 1999
Zodiac International has developed a new patented, self-righting technique to comply with the updated RoRo ferry liferaft regulations. Formulated by a team of technical engineers, the design is patented in both France and the U.S. - to be followed shortly by other jurisdictions. The self-righting design enables liferafts to automatically turn from a capsized position to an upright position on the surface of the water, regardless of whether they inflate in the inverted position underwater or on the surface of the water, or capsizes for any reason proceeding inflation. The company has been granted all significant approvals for its 150-person self-righting model raft, as well as for its 37-person and 25-person self-righting rafts, also available as davit launched rafts. All are equipped with a Solas "A" pack for long international and Solas "B" pack for short international voyages.

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