SHAP-R Respirator To Help Military Divers In Extreme Conditions

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  • 02:27 PM, September 5, 2014
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Aviation Equipment showcased SHAP-R respirator for military divers that can be used at depths up to 60 m and in extreme conditions during Hydroviasalon-2014 held at Beriev Aircraft Company and Gelendzhik Airport of Krasnodar Krai, Russia, Rostec reported.

The respirator includes a reducer with a dry seepage box, which allows the device to operate in sub-zero temperatures and contaminated water.

The device is designed and manufactured by Respirator Company. It is certified in accordance with GOST standards for the category “Respirators with open circuit breathing” and meets the technical requirements of the European standard EN 250.

The company also presented AVM-15 respirator for divers who perform underwater technical, emergency rescue and other types of diving operations. The device can be operated in a wide range of temperatures, as it is equipped with freeze-resistant reduction unit and lung-governed oxygen admission valve.

It also makes much lighter own equipment of divers that they have to take with them, when going on a trip. All they will have to carry now is a regulator, which complies with all international standards.

The exhibition also features other novelties, such as portable oxygen supply unit BKP-3-210R and emergency oxygen unit AKB-204 that provide crew members and passengers of aircraft with oxygen in case of smoke or depressurization of the aircraft.

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