Accession Number : AD0691031

Title :   FIRE PROTECTION AND RECOMPRESSION SYSTEMS FOR A HYPOBARIC RESEARCH CHAMBER.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jul-Dec 67,

Corporate Author : FAIRCHILD HILLER CORP FARMINGDALE N Y REPUBLIC AVIATION DIV

Personal Author(s) : Brown,William ; Ledoux,Edward ; Mailloux,William ; Brown,John A. ; Sayre,Earl L.

Report Date : FEB 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 41

Abstract : A fire detection-extinguishment system and an automatic rapid recompression system for a hypobaric man-rated research chamber are described. Both systems are the result of recent Air Force directives to enhance the safety of human subjects confined to aerospace simulators under conditions of altered gaseous atmospheres. Installation, operation, and maintenance instructions are included. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SPACE SIMULATION CHAMBERS, PRESSURIZATION), (*CONTROLLED ATMOSPHERES, *FIRE SAFETY), SPACE SIMULATION CHAMBERS, WATER, SPRAY NOZZLES, HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, PRESSURE, FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS, ULTRAVIOLET DETECTORS, SMOKE, OPERATION

Subject Categories : Safety Engineering
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE