Evaluation of a New, Positive Displacement Mechanical Respirator for Use in the Testing of Breathing Apparatus
NAVY EXPERIMENTAL DIVING UNIT PANAMA CITY FL PANAMA CITY
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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.