Accession Number : ADD008961

Title :   Respirators.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Ernsting,John ; Morgan,Thomas R ; Palmer,Leonard F W ; Rivers,Alfred J ; Robson,Stephen M

Report Date : 13 Oct 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The invention provides a nose occlusion facility on respirators of the type in which a hood and visor combinations envelopes the head of a wearer and carries an oronasal mask for supplying respiratory gas to the wearer. The nose occlusion facility is manually operable and comprises a lever device mounted on the exterior of the visor and associated with arms operative to pinch the wearer's nose in the region of the lobes thereof. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Respirators, Protective masks, Radioactivity, Chemicals, Bacteria, Toxic agents

Subject Categories : Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE