MEC Source PFD Sunday, 25 June 2006
A year and a half in the making, Mountain Equipment Co-Op has just released their first MEC branded PFD. Called the Source, it comes in several different colours with slightly different designs for both men and woman. What sets this apart from the majority of other PFD’s on the market is both design and manufacturing materials. The flotation inside uses a cross-linked Polyethylene foam which is much better for the environment during the manufacturing process then traditional PVC foams. They claim that the PE foam is also more buoyant and better aging.