Life Preserver, MK-5

The MK-5 MOD 0, is an inflatable life preserver and equipment vest. The preserver is installed on a mesh vest constructed of MIL-SPEC materials. The mesh vest includes several pockets for necessary equipment.

LSI Product ID: flo-2125-00

AID Model: MK-5 MOD 0



The MK-5 MOD 0, is an inflatable life preserver and equipment vest. The preserver is installed on a mesh vest constructed of MIL-SPEC materials. The mesh vest includes several pockets for necessary equipment. Closure of the vest is accomplished with a non-mettallic zipper and Fastex buckles with adjusters for easy fit and adjustment. Closure of the life preserver cover is accomplished with hook and pile, and will not restrict the bladder from emerging from the cover when inflated. A protective hood with face shield is also provided to protect the user from splashing waves.

Application
The MK-5 Life Preserver is designed as a constant wear utility life preserver to be worn by surface or aircrew operators. The life preserver is enclosed in a durable protective cover which permits the crew to wear the life preserver in a routine working environment without damaging the bladder.

Performance
The MK-5 MOD 0 will right the subject to face up position in less than 5 seconds and provides USCG/SOLAS freeboard mouth clearance and torso positioning. Total buoyancy is 41 pounds.

Specifications:
Specifications
Maximum Buoyancy
41 pounds
Number of Inflatable Cells Available with either Single cell OR Dual cell
Buoyancy per Cell 41 pounds
Total Weight 2 pounds
Cell Material Urethane,Coated Nylon Retention Buckle, UL Listed: 375 pounds tensile strength
Suspension Belt 1,000 pounds tensile strength
Suspension Belt Size ½”
Inflation System Automatic Water Activated CO2 or Lanyard Activated
Automatic Inflation Bladder Color International Orange, Black, or Yellow
Oral Inflation Tubes 1 each per bladder
Material, Outer Protective Cover MIL-SPEC materials
Reflective Tape, Front 32 square inches
Reflective Tape, Rear 32 square inches
16 Gram CO2 Cylinder 2 each