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.
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...
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....
Rebreather diving - Wikipedia
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...
Blackett's Aerophor - Wikipedia
Fenzy
Fenzy is a scuba diving and industrial breathing equipment design and manufacturing firm. It started in or before 1920.In 1961 the company's founder and owner, Maurice Fenzy, invented a divers' adjust...
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...
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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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...
Primary Life Support System - Wikipedia
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...
Siebe Gorman Salvus - Wikipedia
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...
IDA71
The Russian IDA71 military and naval rebreather is an oxygen rebreather intended for use by naval and military divers. As supplied it is in a plain backpack harness with no buoyancy aid. The casing is...
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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...
Oxygen Breathing Apparatus - 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.
Rebreather
A.P.Valves
The scuba equipment manufacturer A.P.Valves or Ambient Pressure Diving is at Water-Ma-Trout in Helston in Cornwall in England.They make a variety of scuba gear including buoyancy compensator jackets a...
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
Carbon dioxide scrubber
A carbon dioxide scrubber is a device which absorbs carbon dioxide (CO2). It is used to treat exhaust gases from industrial plants or from exhaled air in life support systems such as rebreathers or in...
Carbon dioxide scrubber - Wikipedia
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...
Siebe Gorman CDBA - Wikipedia
Sabre Medical
Sabre Medical (formerly called Sabre Safety) is a manufacturer of medical gas equipment and industrial breathing sets. It is now owned by GCE Group of Sweden.They make 4 makes of compressed air breath...
Carmellan Research
Carmellan Research is or was a firm who developed automatic rebreathers for scuba diving. It was run by Stuart Clough.Their address was Carmellan Research Ltd, 11 Hillside Close, Ellington, Huntingdon...
Space suit
A space suit is a garment worn to keep a human alive in the harsh environment of outer space, vacuum and temperature extremes. Space suits are often worn inside spacecraft as a safety precaution in ca...
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SDBA
The SDBA (Special Duty Oxygen Breathing Apparatus) is a type of frogman's rebreather breathing set. Many of the world's navies and army marine corps have used it since 1971.It is made by Mercury Produ...