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