Accession Number:

AD0270680

Title:

Evaluation of a New, Positive Displacement Mechanical Respirator for Use in the Testing of Breathing Apparatus

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

NAVY EXPERIMENTAL DIVING UNIT PANAMA CITY FL PANAMA CITY

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Report Date:

1960-08-29

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

A positive displacement mechanical respirator, designed by the Experimental Diving Unit is described. Its operating characteristics were determined and compared with those of a bellows-type respirator previously used for testing breathing equipment. Recommendations for minor modifications and for the use of the new respirator are made.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE