Before inflating your Sun-float shirt make sure the correct size CO2 cartridge is installed (16 Gram 3/8 thread CO2 Cartridge). The shirt is inflated by pulling down sharply on the cord In the event that you have inflated the sun-float shirt make sure you replace the cartridge so it is ready for use next time.
To deflate the shirt, locate the black cup that is on the top of the oral inflation tube. Turn the cap over and push the raised section of the cap into the top of the tube. While performing this action, you should be able to hear the air escaping from the inflation bladder. While pressing the cap down on the oral tube, gently apply pressure on your shirt to help expel all of the air from the bladder. Make sure that your inflation bladder is completely deflated before activating your CO2 cartridge again.
Cartridges are not reusable, once used they should be replaced with any 16 Gram 3/8 Threaded CO2 Cartridge and green safety clip before the shirt is worn again
CO2 cartridges are a common item and is available for purchase at all sporting goods suppliers. Due to air travel policy, C02 cartridges are not allowed to be shipped via air transportation but are available online if it is shipped to you within your country.
When selecting your shirt size, you would purchase the same size as you would when buying a T-shirt. (Please refer to the size chart in order to find which size shirt is best for you.) The fabric is very flexible and will allow for expansion if you are between sizes. For best performance your shirt should be snug against your body when worn, the shirt should not be worn as it will not perform as intended.
Your SUN FLOAT shirt is registered as a PFD50 (buoyancy aid), life jackets are .registered as PFD 100 and above