Accession Number : AD0778860

Title :   Evaluation of the Walter Kidde and Company One Piece Manifold for Use with the Scuba Cylinder Assembly with Buoyancy Compensator,

Corporate Author : NAVY EXPERIMENTAL DIVING UNIT WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Greene,F. L.

Report Date : 17 MAR 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : The purpose of the evaluation is to determine the suitability of the Walter Kidde and Company one-piece manifold as a component of self-contained underwater breathing apparatus. The manifold has the following noteworthy features: ruggedness and variable air reserve. Several recommendations are made to improve the manifold to make it satisfactory for operational use. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Breathing apparatus, *Diver equipment, Scuba divers, Performance(Engineering), Inlets, Gas cylinders, Naval research, Test methods, Tanks(Containers)

Subject Categories : Biochemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE