Accession Number : AD0881461

Title :   Modified MK VI Mod X-1 Semi-Closed Circuit Mixed Gas SCUBA.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVY EXPERIMENTAL DIVING UNIT PANAMA CITY FL

Personal Author(s) : Defloria, J. G. ; Kelley, J. S. ; Taylor, J. R. ; James, T. W. ; Mandible, A. G.

Report Date : 26 AUG 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : The Mark VI Mod X-1 semi-closed circuit mixed gas SCUBA was submitted for testing. Modifications from the standard Mark VI include a canister liner which can be removed for filling, a three point lock on the canister cover, a new method of attaching the canister to the back, a regulator that controls the flow settings through a single orifice by adjusting the regulation pressure, a single control block - D. P. gauge assembly and by pass valve mounted on the front of the vest, and new molded neoprene breathing bags. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BREATHING APPARATUS, SCUBA DIVERS), GAS FLOW, PRESSURE REGULATORS, CONTROL SYSTEMS, MEASURING INSTRUMENTS, CARBON DIOXIDE, SAFETY, RELIABILITY, BAGS, SYNTHETIC RUBBER.

Subject Categories : Life Support Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE