Table 2-7. Postdive Procedures (Cont).
Exercise care not to damage the lower breech ring or
c. Rinse, with freshwater, all dress assembly items assembled on the
Ensure outer garment pockets are flushed out.
d. Allow all items to thoroughly dry both inside and out prior to stowage.
e. Stow garments in a cool dry place. Drape the garments or put on
hangers. Do not fold drysuits.
Report any discrepancies to the dive supervisor
when conducting the following mission postdive
a. Clean the helmet interior with an approved cleaning agent. The
primary cleaning areas are:
Microphone and surrounding area
Air supply diffuser and ear clearing pad
Front helmet base interior
b. Carefully remove helmet liners by pulling evenly on Velcro fasteners.
c. Rinse liners and helmet interior with freshwater. Wipe or blow dry
d. Remove, clean, dry, and reinstall mixed gas ducting.
e. Reinstall dry helmet liners properly.
The helmet is stowed with the adjustable valve in place, fully opened, for
cleanliness and valve body protection.