Accession Number:

AD0894626

Title:

Canadian Clearance Divers Breathing Apparatus.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVY EXPERIMENTAL DIVING UNIT PANAMA CITY FL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1954-08-06

Pagination or Media Count:

84.0

Abstract:

This report covers evaluation of the early production model of the CDBA. The basic design has five worthwhile advantages excellent workmanship appropriate materials good design great sturdiness and ample accessories. The Clearance Divers Breathing Apparatus CDBA is suitable for deep diving up to one hour, within nitrogen-oxygen mixed-gas diving limits. The Shallow Water Breathing Apparatus conversion is suitable for shallow diving to 30 ft up to oxygen limit time for the particular depth, but not over one hour. The Underwater Swimming Apparatus is usable but not satisfactory for swimming to 30 ft for 30 minutes. The Clearance Divers Breathing Apparatus is recommended as an interim mixed-gas scuba to be used 1 by Explosive Ordnance Disposal personnel only 2 for diving work only 3 in no way for swimming and 4 by well-trained personnel only.

Subject Categories:

  • Life Support Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE