Accession Number : AD0620688

Title :   EVALUATION OF CERTAIN CHARACTERISTICS OF THE TYPE A-14 OXYGEN MASK WITH BAFFLES OVER THE MASK INLET PORTS.

Descriptive Note : Research rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL SCHOOL OF AVIATION MEDICINE PENSACOLA FLA ALTITUDE TRAINING UNIT

Personal Author(s) : White,Clayton S.

Report Date : 13 AUG 1945

Pagination or Media Count : 53

Abstract : Certain characteristics of the A-14 oxygen mask with baffles were investigated in the laboratory and in the low Pressure Chambers under both normal and chill conditions at ground level and at simulated altitudes. Specifically investigated were: the effectiveness of the baffles in preventing freezing; the comfort of the mask; the likelihood of leakage of the mask.

Descriptors :   (*OXYGEN MASKS, COLD WEATHER TESTS), ICE, FREEZING, MOISTURE, LOW PRESSURE, HIGH ALTITUDE

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE