Available by the foot or 2,400-ft. spool. NFPA 1983 Throwline Performance Requirements Minimum breaking strength of not less than 13 kN (2,922 lbf.) Minimum diameter of 7 mm (7/64 in.) and a maximum diameter of 9.5 mm (3/8 in.) After a 24-hour immersion in water, the entire length of the throwline must float to the surface within one minute.
Throwlines: A Safe Choice
A throwline bag is the safest way to reach a subject in fast-moving or still water. It provides a downstream safety backup when rescuers must enter the water. Throwbags should be kept in patrol cars, ambulances, and other emergency response vehicles.
Note: maximum length available per spool is 2,400 feet.
- Diameter: 8mm.
- MBS:4,996 lbf.
- Weight: 2.0 lbs. per 100 ft.