Chapter 5 MATERIAL USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH MAJOR ITEM
Section I. DIVING EQUIPMENT SETS, SCUBA SUPPORT
5-1 G E N E R A L .
Diving Equipment Sets used in conjunction with the open circuit SCUBA system are identified in Appendix C.
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE
The operating and maintenance instructions for these Diving Equipment Sets are contained in commercial Techni-
cal Manuals ovenpacked with each related set.
Section II. AIR COMPRESSORS AND RECOMPRESSION CHAMBER
5-3 G E N E R A L .
Two different air compressors and a portable recompression chamber not in support sets, are used in support of
open circuit SCUBA. These items are identified in Appendix C.
5-4 AIR COMPRESSORS.
The small portable 5.1 CFM gasoline driven air compressor is used to support smaller SCUBA operations.
Only one twin tank block is charged at a time by connecting a filler hose direct to the compressor.
The 24 CFM, 3200 PSI air compressor is used to supply high pressure air to a cascading manifold (trailer
mounted) with four filling stations.
RECOMPRESSlON CHAMBER (LIGHTWEIGHT).
This portable one man recompression chamber is to be used to provide a means for on-site emergency
treatment for diving accidents and will enable an injured diver to receive treatment while being transported
to a larger treatment facility.
Operating and maintenance instructions for the Chamber will be included in the commercial manual.