Accession Number : AD0741941

Title :   Tests and Evaluation of Various Types of Oxygen Breathing Equipment for Use in the Recompression Chamber.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVY EXPERIMENTAL DIVING UNIT WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Van Der Aue,O. E. ; Holler,M. K.

Report Date : SEP 1948

Pagination or Media Count : 48

Abstract : The suction flow characteristics of four experimental Eclipse-Pioneer Oxygen Regulators were evaluated. The regulators tested were designed for the administration of oxygen or helium oxygen mixtures to divers receiving decompression or treatment in a recompression chamber at various pressures. The efficiency and suitability of the Eclipse-Pioneer Oxygen Regulators were compared with that of other oxygen breathing equipment currently used in recompression chambers. The results indicate that the Eclipse-Pioneer Oxygen Regulators are superior to the others that have been tested. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OXYGEN EQUIPMENT, EFFICIENCY), BREATHING APPARATUS, DIVING, BAROMETRIC PRESSURE

Subject Categories : Life Support Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE