Line thrower

The IKAROS line thrower is used for casting a pilot line for cables and ropes in rescue operations at sea. It can be used between ships, from shore to ship or ship to shore, and for rescuing personnel.

The IKAROS line thrower is a robust device consisting of a waterproof plastic container with integral handle and trigger mechanism, a solid-fuel rocket and 300 meters of line. To activate it, the user removes a safety pin, holds the device steady and pulls the trigger.

The IKAROS line thrower is approved globally and meets the latest SOLAS 74/96 regulations.


Line thrower

Performance Throws a line in calm wind
Length of line 300 m
Line diameter 4 mm
Line strength 2 kN
Dimensions 340 x 230 mm
Weight 4,2 kg
Ref. no. 34 61 00 Complete line thrower
Ref. no. 34 62 00 Replacement rocket
Ref. no. 34 63 00 Buoyant head

Line thrower replacement rocket

Weight 650 g
Ref. no. 34 62 00

Line buoyant head

Weight 170 g
Ref. no. 34 63 00


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