bailout cylinder

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  • A bailout cylinder is defined by its function, and may be carried in any convenient way.
  • Bailout gas may be carried in a variety of ways in a bailout cylinder.
  • The details of the technique vary depending on how the bailout cylinder is carried.
  • It has a small bailout cylinder horizontally across the bottom of the breathing bag.
  • The diver's bailout cylinder should contain adequate gas in case of an emergency at the planned depth.
  • Use of a bailout cylinder is the primary source of emergency breathing gas recommended by several codes of practice for scientific and commercial divers.
  • Each diver also carries a scuba bailout cylinder, which should carry sufficient gas to safely surface from any point in the planned dive.
  • It too may have a means of carrying a bailout cylinder, or the bailout cylinder may be carried on a separate backpack.
  • Rebreather divers also often carry a bailout cylinder if the internal diluent cylinder is too small for safe use for bailout.
  • A pony bottle is an example of a bailout cylinder which has a standard diving regulator with first and second stages.
  • A bailout cylinder may be carried by a scuba diver in addition to the primary scuba set, or by a surface supplied diver using either free-flow or demand systems.
  • Mounting options: The bailout cylinder may be mounted with the valve at the top or at the bottom, depending on local codes of practice.
  • This opens the supply of breathing gas from the bailout cylinder carried by the diver to the demand valve of the breathing apparatus.
  • For commercial diving using surface supplied breathing gas, the bailout cylinder is in many cases required by health and safety legislation and approved codes of practice as an obligatory component of the diving system.
  • In solo diving, a buddy bottle is a bailout cylinder carried as a substitute for an emergency gas supply from a diving buddy.
  • A pony bottle is a specific configuration of bailout cylinder.
  • In this application the intention is that the bailout cylinder should hold sufficient breathing gas for the diver to be able to reach a place of safety where more breathing gas is available, such as the surface or a diving bell.
  • To a large extent it has been superseded by safer and more reliable techniques using additional equipment, such as the use of a bailout cylinder or breathing through a secondary demand valve on the rescuer's regulator.
  • The Viper has a large cylindrical absorbent canister lengthwise on the back, and below that two spherical gas containers side by side, and below those sometimes is a bailout cylinder set crossways.
  • A jacket harness is usually provided with webbing straps or a cloth pocket on the back to support the bailout cylinder, and may have a variety of pockets to carry tools, and may also carry ditchable or fixed main weights.
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