CO₂ spare cartridges with 2 pills and pins

16 g – Mini
20 g – Junior
22 g – Midi, Junior (from 2015)
32 g – 150 N
38 g – KSK 20
43 g – 220 N
56 g – 275 N
60 g – 275 N
75 g – KSK 40

All SECUMAR CO₂ cartridges are 100% weighttested. The extremely pure carbon dioxide gas (99.95% pure) prevents icing up as well as preventing any delay in its expansion during the inflation process. (applicable for all lifejackets with firing mechanisms SECUMATIC 3001 S, SECUMATIC 2000 or SECUMATIC 10).

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Information sheet from the Emergency Sea Rescue Equipment Trade Federation (FSR) recommending lifespan timescales for inflatable and foam filled lifejackets and buoyancy aids.
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Standards for lifejackets and buoyancy aids
Directives, CEN standards and ISO standards (status: November 2001)
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Yes! Since 1st January 2019 you can now take your inflatable lifejacket on board the aircraft. Each passenger may carry a life jacket with a maximum of two (2) CO₂ cartridges and no more than two spare cartridges in their luggage. The size limits for CO₂ cartridges in life jackets that apply until the end of 2018 have been lifted. These changes were made in the “Dangerous Goods Panel” of ICAO, a sub-organization of the UNO, and incorporated into the ICAO T.I. 2019-2020 released regulations so they are valid worldwide. They were also included in the dangerous goods regulations of the IATA (DGR).

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Inflator technology SECUMATIC 4001S
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Duo-Protect-System – behind this concept lies a buoyancy aid with a sandwich structure, with a multi-layered design.
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The ISO 12401 standard specifies the requirements for performance, sizing, marking and test methods for deck safety harnesses and safety lines. Continue reading…

The ISO 12402 series for personal flotation devices (lifejackets and buoyancy aids) was prepared by the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) Technical Committee CEN/TC 162, Protective clothing including hand and arm protection and lifejackets, in collaboration with Technical Committee ISO/TC 188, Small craft, in accordance with the Agreement on technical cooperation between ISO and CEN (Vienna Agreement).

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Rescue within your reach
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It’s only your head that is heavy in water.
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The inflator which has proved its worth.
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