Home » Case Studies » Daniamant equip their RL5 Liferaft lights with Saft LO 26 SX batteries– a reliable solution that resists extreme temperatures for navigation in polar waters
Daniamant has made ‘Safety at Sea’ its motto. The company has, over the years, become the specialist and world leader in the design, manufacture and sale of Survivor Location Lights, Salinometers and BNWAS for commercial deep-sea vessels, cruise and ferry ships, yachts and military vessels.
Trusting in your safety equipment is a prerequisite when you are at sea. You need to be able to rely completely on your life saving devices, knowing that they will resist the toughest elements, extreme temperatures and vibrations. This is even truer when you are navigating in polar waters.
Daniamant RL5 Liferaft light is a compact combined internal and external light for liferafts. It can be easily fixed to the raft, and includes a single point of activation for both internal and external lights. Once activated, the lights are individually controllable. This survivor location light uses LED technology and is designed to withstand the harshest environments. It has been tested to -52C° in readiness for use in these extreme conditions. It is completely watertight, corrosion resistant and delivers a minimum of 12 hours of light duration, as required by IMO SOLAS regulations. The device also has a lifetime guarantee of 5 years.
An application such as this, designed for emergency situations, presents a number of challenges for a battery. Indeed, at -52°C, the electrochemical efficiency is slowed down, which can create low voltage readings. And, since most of the time, the device is in sleep mode, the battery has to work hard to instantly activate both lights without any time lag. More than a technical hindrance, it is a question of life and death.
Our LO lithium-sulfur dioxide (Li-SO2) batteries deliver high power and excellent functionality in cold environments. The spiral construction and a well-controlled passivation offer a superior pulse capacity, ensuring an instantaneous activation, even after long sleep periods. The cells are hermetically sealed, which protects them even at very high or very low temperatures. Their excellent energy density under high discharge rates allows Daniamant to include a 5-year lifetime guarantee of the device to their customers.
The RL5 Liferaft lights have been intensively tested internally to make sure that they comply with SOLAS, MED, USCG, TC, and the Polar codes.
To know more about the Lithium Sulfur Dioxide (Li-SO2) range, visit our product page.
We have been equipping our products with Saft batteries for over 15 years. Their batteries deliver the expected quality at all time which is paramount when you develop safety devices. Their extensive test data and product knowledge are a real advantage to support our efforts to meet international standards.Kevin Rough CEO, Daniamant
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