Accession Number : ADA114075

Title :   The Development of an Improved Suit System for Cold Water Diving.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL COASTAL SYSTEMS CENTER PANAMA CITY FL

Personal Author(s) : Lippitt,Maxwell W ; Nuckols,Marshall L

PDF Url : ADA114075

Report Date : Feb 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : The requirements for improved thermal protection garments for divers and a design philosophy for their development is discussed. An improved passive thermal protection garment for Navy divers has been shown to be thermally adequate in 4.4 degrees C (40 degrees F) water. Design investigations and thermal evaluations leading up to the final suit configuration are summarized. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Diving suits, Divers, Swimmers, Low temperature, Underwear, Thermal insulation, Underwater

Subject Categories : Protective Equipment
      Life Support Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE