Accession Number : AD0731681

Title :   Automatic Fire Protection System for Manned Hyperbaric Chambers. Phase II. Prototype Design, Fabrication and Test. Volume B. Operators Manual.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jul 69-15 Jan 71,

Corporate Author : SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INST SAN ANTONIO TEX

Personal Author(s) : Eggleston,Lester A. ; Herrera,William R.

Report Date : JAN 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : A fire protection system for a hyperbaric chamber is briefly described. The major components of the fire protection system are two infrared detectors, one ionized particle detector, a water delivery system consisting of sprinkler nozzles and a hand line, and a control panel. The number of detectors which must sense a fire before activation of the water delivery system is variable. Procedures are described for setting the system in service and for maintaining it. Safety precaustions are also included. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*UNDERWATER VEHICLES, *FIRE SAFETY), CONTROLLED ATMOSPHERES, BAROMETRIC PRESSURE, INFRARED DETECTORS, FIRES

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE