Accession Number : ADD012204

Title :   Membrane Valve for Dry Diver's Apparel.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

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

Report Date : 12 Mar 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A water excluding vent valve for insulated gloves or other portions of a diver's dry suit utilizes a vent control element including a microporous membrane disposed in obturating relation to an opening in the shell of the glove or other article. The membrane is laminated between protective layers of woven synthetic fabric, and a retaining means permitting replacement of the control element is described.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *PROTECTIVE CLOTHING, *GLOVES, FABRICS, SYNTHETIC MATERIALS, WEAVING, VENTS, INSULATION, MEMBRANES, POROUS MATERIALS, LAYERS, PROTECTIVE COATINGS, CONTROL, DIVING SUITS, VALVES, DRY MATERIALS

Subject Categories : Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE