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rebreather

[rē′brēth·ər]
(engineering)
A closed-loop oxygen supply system consisting of gas supply and face mask.
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The COBRA project team were delighted with the four different valve springs provided by Lee Spring, which made a significant contribution to the advanced performance of the rebreather system and its successful standards testing.
In the summer of 1999, I organized a two-day private conference in Berkeley, California, inviting nine associates in the right-to-die field (from Canada, the United States and Australia) to a demonstration of the helium technique, plus we introduced another device called a DeBreather based on the technology for Rebreathers developed for underwater explorers.
This was a rebreather system that predated the Aqua-Lung and had the advantage of not leaving telltale bubbles.
O sat--90% on non-2 rebreather. Cap refill 5 seconds.
Simple Face [ILLUSTRATION Covers mouth and nose, Mask OMITTED] useful for patients unable to breathe through nose Venturi [ILLUSTRATION [O.sub.2] system providing System OMITTED] more specific [O.sub.2] concentration than other devices Easy system for mobilizing patients Can provide [O.sub.2] via face mask or tracheostomy tube Non- [ILLUSTRATION Mask with [O.sub.2] reservoir rebreather OMITTED] (bag) providing higher Mask Fi[O.sub.2] Advantage--requires a lower flow of [O.sub.2] from the tank for the Fi[O.sub.2] needed Ambu Bag [ILLUSTRATION Can be used to manually OMITTED] ventilate patients during ambulation when a portable ventilator is not available, give supplemental [O.sub.2] for suctioning etc.
Longer encounters under sea involve an advanced rebreather, recycling air through filtration systems for return to the diver's biological circuitry.
Nikolai Baumann, owner of diving centre The Dive Connection and PADI Course Director and Tech and Rebreather instructor has lived in EL Gouna since 1997.
About 12 years ago I moved onto using a mixed gas rebreather system, which extends diving times even further.
UK chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) respiratory protection solutions specialist Avon Rubber plc (LON:AVON) said it had taken over diving rebreather systems and dive computers provider VR Technology.
Between 1870 and 1970, American scientists, inventors and scholars concocted a myriad of modern-day marvels, from the rebreather (a type of breathing set that provides a breathing gas mix of oxygen and recycled exhaled gas), the telephone, the radio and photographic film to the airplane, manufacturing assembly line, nuclear power, and the Internet.