Stearns is the go-to brand for life jackets, survival suits, anti-exposure work suits, life vests and inflatable personal flotation devices (PFDs). With over 30 years of experience, Stearns is one of the most recognized and trusted manufacturers of these life saving products. With a range of customers that runs from a person getting ready for a vacation on the water to Coast Guard personnel preparing for a Search and Rescue mission, millions would agree that when it comes to flotation devices and life jackets, nobody is more dependable than Stearns.
The Stearns I701 Chemical Pill Inflator is an alternative to CO2 inflators used the MK1 Inflatable Vest. Activated with a pull of the handled cord, the chemical pills inside this mechanism inflate the vest when they contact water.