Accession Number : ADD015865

Title :   Self Regulating Cooler Air Breathing Apparatus.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 19 Sep 91, patented 29 Jun 93,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Garoutte, Timothy R

Report Date : 29 Jun 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A self-regulating apparatus for providing cooled air to multiple supplied air respirators users through a manifold automatically maintains the air supplied to the respirator users within a desired constant temperature and pressure range although the number of respirator users and the ambient temperature may vary. The apparatus includes a temperature regulator connected to a vortex tube to regulate the exhaust air exiting the vortex tube and a back pressure regulator c

Descriptors :   *RESPIRATORS, *BREATHING APPARATUS, AIR, BACK PRESSURE, HILSCH TUBES, PRESSURE REGULATORS, REGULATORS, TEMPERATURE

Subject Categories : Life Support Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE