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Firefighter's Breathing SystemSystem, based on open-loop demand-type compressed air concept, is lighter and less bulky than former systems, yet still provides thirty minutes of air supply. Comfort, visibility, donning time, and breathing resistance have been improved. Apparatus is simple to recharge and maintain and is comparable in cost to previously available systems.
Document ID
19760000208
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Mclaughlan, P. B. (Scott Aviation)
Giorgini, E. A. (Scott Aviation)
Sullivan, J. L. (Scott Aviation)
Simmonds, M. R. (Martin Marietta Corp.)
Beck, E. J.
Date Acquired
August 8, 2013
Publication Date
August 1, 1976
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 1
Issue: 2
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
LIFE SCIENCES
Report/Patent Number
MSC-14733
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.