Grabner Buoyancy Aids and Life Jackets …
… are the result of over 30 years of research, development and manufacture of water-safety products.
The range includes a wide selection, for all kind of water sports and professional activities on the water. Buoyancy Aids and Life Jackets are PPE`s (personal protective equipment category 2) Highest CE tested quality guarantees the user maximum security and a long product life-span.
The most important accessory is the one that serves your safety!
Use GRABNER buoyancy aids and life jackets – because the best is only just good enough for your safety!
GRABNER personal flotation devices
There are 3 different kinds of GRABNER personal flotation devices which are worn directly on the body (= personal protective equipment):
Learning to swim aids
Life jackets (2 different kinds of. L.J.)
Learning to swim aids EN 13138
Application of use:
For babies and children. Buoyancy aids for learning to swim should support and ease the learning to swim process for persons (in particular children).
They should provide buoyant support to the user in the water, and enable him to retain correct body swim-posture.
Learning to swim-aids provide a correct measure of buoyancy to support children in the water and to prevent “sinking” under water. Learning to swim-aids though are no buoyancy aids or life-jackets and may only be used under qualified expert supervision!
GRABNER Learning to swim aids :
Buoyancy aids Type 50 – EN 393 (ISO EN 12402/part 5)
Range of use:
For swimmers in waters where assistance is relative quick at hand. It is not a lifejacket! It is not safe against unconsciousness!
Available for persons as from 30 kg bodyweight. Minimum lift-buoyancy for an average adult is 50 N.
Buoyancy-aid Type 50 – protect as uplift agent against submerging. Protection against unconsciousness is not provided.
When conscious, a user may keep mouth and nose above water by respective balance maintaining body motion.
For better freedom of movement, some types of sport favour buoyancy-aids without collar.
GRABNER Buoyancy aids :
Life Jacket Type 100 – EN 395 (ISO EN 12402 / part 4)
Range of use:
Suitable for children and adults, for inshore waters, and waters relatively protected and calm. Limited protection against unconsciousness provided (subject to type of clothing). Minimum lift-buoyancy for an average adult 100 N.
Life-jacket Typ 100 – firmly surrounds, and holds the body in correct position, so that mouth and nose are kept above water, even when the person is exhausted or unconscious.
The ability to roll the body into a unconscious safe position is limited. Ability to roll-over very much depends on clothing worn.
Grabner Life Jacket Type 100: