Accession Number:

ADD018939

Title:

Heated Shelter for Diver Decompression.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, filed 10 May 96, patented 17 May 98

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-03-17

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

A heated decompression shelter for use by a diver underwater during decompression at the end of a cold water dive. The heated decompression chamber provides a micro-environment within an enclosure for thermal protection during decompression stops in cold water, some of which can he of relatively long duration following relatively deep dives in near freezing water.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology
  • Life Support Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE