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Respirator gas heating and humidifying device - uses oxygen hydrogen mixt. with catalyst to produce heat and humidity

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DE2638277A1
DE2638277A1 DE19762638277 DE2638277A DE2638277A1 DE 2638277 A1 DE2638277 A1 DE 2638277A1 DE 19762638277 DE19762638277 DE 19762638277 DE 2638277 A DE2638277 A DE 2638277A DE 2638277 A1 DE2638277 A1 DE 2638277A1
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respirator
unit
heater
canister
outlet
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David Castel
Stephen Eduard Suess
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FOUNDATION OF OCEAN RESEARCH
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A62LIFE-SAVING; FIRE-FIGHTING
    • A62BDEVICES, APPARATUS OR METHODS FOR LIFE-SAVING
    • A62B9/00Component parts for respiratory or breathing apparatus
    • A62B9/003Means for influencing the temperature or humidity of the breathing gas

Abstract

The respirator is fitted with a device, which ensures that the inhaled gas mixture reaches the respiratory tracts in a preheated and humidified condition. The respirator is operating with oxygen with 3% hydrogen added. This ratio keeps the mixture well below the safe level. The mixture is stored in cylinder (10) fitted with flow valve (12) and connected by hose (14) to the heater unit (18). The outlet (20) of the heater unit is connected by hose (21) with mouthpiece (22) of the respirator. The heater unit consists of a cylindrical canister (26) with tube-shaped inlet and outlet (20). The canister (26) contains a catalytic material (28) in granulated form consisting of aluminium oxide granules with a 0.5% platinum coating. The granule charge is prevented from penetrating into the inlet or outlet connection of the canister by wire mesh inserts (30).
DE19762638277 1976-08-25 1976-08-25 Respirator gas heating and humidifying device - uses oxygen hydrogen mixt. with catalyst to produce heat and humidity Ceased DE2638277A1 (en)

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Cited By (2)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US4597917A (en) * 1983-04-19 1986-07-01 Lunsford Kevin S Portable medical gas warming system
DE19729965A1 (en) * 1997-07-12 1999-01-14 Heimo Hanke Breathing apparatus especially for diver air supply

Citations (3)

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US2784714A (en) * 1954-10-12 1957-03-12 George O Pitzipio Respiration mask with air heater means
US3538908A (en) * 1969-03-10 1970-11-10 Inst Gas Technology Gas-fueled heating element and control
DE1708088A1 (en) * 1966-03-18 1971-04-22 Sfim Device for regulating a gas flow cross-section

Patent Citations (3)

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Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US2784714A (en) * 1954-10-12 1957-03-12 George O Pitzipio Respiration mask with air heater means
DE1708088A1 (en) * 1966-03-18 1971-04-22 Sfim Device for regulating a gas flow cross-section
US3538908A (en) * 1969-03-10 1970-11-10 Inst Gas Technology Gas-fueled heating element and control

Cited By (2)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US4597917A (en) * 1983-04-19 1986-07-01 Lunsford Kevin S Portable medical gas warming system
DE19729965A1 (en) * 1997-07-12 1999-01-14 Heimo Hanke Breathing apparatus especially for diver air supply

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