Accession Number : ADD001780

Title :   Hydrazine Fueled Diver's Heating System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Bayles,John J

Report Date : 08 Apr 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The patent concerns an apparatus for heating water used for the welfare of divers in cold water environments comprising a hydrazine fuel canister, a means of pressurizing the fuel, a means of transferring heat from the fuel to a closed water system and a pump device for circulating water through a closed circuit in the diver's suit. Extra heat may be used in heating a CO2 absorbent canister.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Heaters, *Underwater clothing, Diver equipment, Hydrazine, Pressurization, Heat transfer, Heat exchangers, Pumps, Circulation, Water, Exothermic reactions, Catalysts, Diving, Breathing apparatus, Carbon dioxide, Absorption

Subject Categories : Air Condition, Heating, Lighting & Ventilating
      Marine Engineering
      Life Support Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE