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Performance Comparison of Oxygen Self-rescuers.

Authors
Kyriazi-N; Shubilla-JP
Source
MISSING :28 pages
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NIOSHTIC No.
10004008
Abstract
A performance study of oxygen self-rescuers from the United States and other countries was undertaken as an assessment of present worldwide technology. The apparatus were tested on a breathing and metabolic simulator in the life support laboratories of the Bureau of Mines. Parameters monitored during the testing were inhaled levels of co2 and o2, inhaled gas temperature, and breathing resistance. The metabolic demand placed on the apparatus represented the average demand of the 50th percentile miner performing a 60-min man-test 4, as described in 30 cfr 11h. Results presented include apparatus service life and subjective comments as well as averages and peaks of monitored parameters.
Publication Date
19840101
Document Type
IH; Report of Investigations
Fiscal Year
1984
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
RI 8876
NIOSH Division
PRC;
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