Accession Number : AD0782550

Title :   Further Evaluation of the Flow Characteristics of the Flatus II Depth Compensated, Constant Mass Flow Regulating Valve for Semi-Close Scuba.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVY EXPERIMENTAL DIVING UNIT WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Searle,W. F. , Jr. ; Funderburk,L. R. , Jr. ; Coggeshall,C. M.

Report Date : 12 JUN 1957

Pagination or Media Count : 63

Abstract : The study was made to determine the flow characteristics of the Flatus II regulator at various depths and with supply pressures to 3000 psi, using surface preset values in the range from 50 to 110 psi at each depth. Results of the variables considered are summarized graphically. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Diver equipment, *Valves, *Scuba diving, Flow rate, Check valves, Reliability

Subject Categories : Life Support Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE