Rebreather
A rebreather is a breathing apparatus that absorbs the carbon dioxide of a user's exhaled breath to permit the rebreathing (recycling) of the substantially unused oxygen content of each breath. Oxygen...
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NASA’s Space Suits - A Look Back And What's Next
Engineers are developing a new space suit for astronauts returning to the moon within the next decade. The suit will be equipped with a computer that links directly to earth. With 150 years of life, t...
See how NASA spacesuits are tested
ILC Dover has made every spacesuit NASA has used since the Apollo program. This is how they test them.
Cobham plc
Cobham plc is a British manufacturing company based in Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. According to Defense New...
Siebe Gorman CDBA
The Clearance Divers Breathing Apparatus (CDBA) is a type of rebreather made by Siebe Gorman in England.The British Royal Navy used it for many years. It was for underwater work rather than for combat...
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SEFA
The SEFA is a make of backpack industrial breathing set formerly made by Sabre Safety. It is an oxygen rebreather. "SEFA" is an acronym for "Selected Elevated Flow Apparatus".
It is in a shiny bac...
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Cis-Lunar
Cis-Lunar is a firm that made computer-controlled closed-circuit automatic rebreathers for scuba diving. Some of its production models were in a streamlined casing. The firm's first plan was to develo...
Soda lime
Soda lime is a mixture of chemicals, used in granular form in closed breathing environments, such as general anaesthesia, submarines, rebreathers and recompression chambers, to remove carbon dioxide f...
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Momsen lung
The Momsen lung was a primitive underwater rebreather used before and during World War II by American submariners as emergency escape gear. The Momsen lung was invented by Charles B. Momsen (nicknamed...
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NASA’s Space Suits - A Look Back And What's Next
Engineers are developing a new space suit for astronauts returning to the moon within the next decade. The suit will be equipped with a computer that links directly to earth. With 150 years of life, t...
Rebreather diving
Rebreather diving is underwater diving using rebreathers which recirculate the air already used by the diver after replacing oxygen used by the diver and removing the carbon dioxide metabolic product....
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Blackett's Aerophor
The Blackett's Aerophor is a nitrox semi-closed-circuit rebreather with liquid gas storage made in England from 1910 onwards for use in mine rescue and other industrial uses. It was used until the 195...
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Interspiro DCSC
The Interspiro DCSC is a semi-closed circuit nitrox rebreather manufactured by Interspiro of Sweden for military applications.Interspiro was formerly a division of AGA and has been manufacturing self-...
Interspiro DCSC - Wikipedia
Mark IV Amphibian
A Mark IV Amphibian is an early model of British naval oxygen rebreather made by Siebe Gorman. It was arranged like a UBA, but its oxygen cylinder is smaller. It was so called because it could be used...
Oceanic Worldwide
Oceanic is a company which currently designs and manufactures sport-type scuba gear. It was founded by Bob Hollis in 1972 and is based in San Leandro, California, United States.
In 1972 Robert Hol...
Viper (rebreather)
Viper is a new make of electronic-control closed circuit mixture rebreather made by Carleton Life Support which is fitted with the Juergensen Defense Corporation Mark V Electronic Control System. It i...
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Mine Safety Appliances
Mine Safety Appliances, or MSA Safety, is a maker of sophisticated safety products that help protect workers who may be exposed to a variety of hazardous conditions. The company’s product line includ...
Lambertsen Amphibious Respiratory Unit
The Lambertsen Amphibious Respiratory Unit (LARU, for short) is an early model of closed circuit oxygen rebreather, used by military frogmen. Christian J. Lambertsen designed a series of them in the U...
Primary Life Support System
A Primary (or Portable or Personal) Life Support System (or /Subsystem) (PLSS), is a device connected to an astronaut or cosmonaut's spacesuit, which allows extra-vehicular activity with maximum freed...
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Siebe Gorman
Siebe Gorman & Company Ltd was a British company that developed diving equipment and breathing equipment and worked on commercial diving and marine salvage projects. The company advertised itself ...
Siebe Gorman Salvus
The Siebe Gorman Salvus is a light oxygen rebreather for industrial use (including by firemen and in coalmine rescue) or in shallow diving. Its duration on a filling is 30 to 40 minutes. It was very c...
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Sladen Suit
The Sladen Suit was a heavy type of British divers' drysuit made by Siebe Gorman. It is entered by a wide rubber tube at the umbilicus: this tube is folded and tied off before the diver dives. It was ...
Bypass (valve)
In rebreather breathing sets, a bypass is a hand-operated valve that can be used to let more oxygen (or other breathing gas) into the breathing system, by-passing the cylinder's flow rate control valv...
Oxygen Breathing Apparatus
An Oxygen Breathing Apparatus or OBA is a rebreather. It is used primarily in firefighting. Its oxygen is generated by chemicals contained in the green canister, which is inserted at the base of the b...
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Halcyon PVR-BASC
The Halcyon Passive, Variable Ratio-Biased Addition Semi-Closed rebreather is a unique design of semi-closed rebreather using a depth-compensated passive gas addition system. Passive addition implies ...
Halcyon PVR-BASC - Wikipedia
Spacesuits in fiction
Science fiction authors have designed imaginary spacesuits for their characters almost since the beginning of fiction set in space.Often, comic book creators seem unaware of the effects of internal pr...
Spacesuits in fiction - Wikipedia
KISS (rebreather)
KISS is a type of manually operated closed circuit diving rebreather designed on the KISS (Keep It Simple, Stupid) principle.It was designed by Gordon Smith of Jetsam Technologies.
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Siebe Gorman Savox
The Siebe Gorman Savox was an industrial and mines rescue oxygen rebreather breathing set with a use duration of 45 minutes. It was worn in front of the body. It had no hard casing. .
Siebe Gorman Savox - Wikipedia