Self-contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus

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Self`-con`tained´ Underwater Breathing Apparatus


n.1.A portable device to allow divers to breathe while under water, consisting of one or two tanks of compressed air which are strapped onto the back of the diver, and are connected by tubing to a mouthpiece through which the diver receives the air from the tanks at rate adjustable by a valve; - called also SCUBA, SCUBA gear, or SCUBA apparatus.
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The 'equipment' pointed out divers basic SCUBA set or accessories, including the console, tanks, fins, rope, hand glove, fish pointer, camera and torch may break, scrape or entangle corals.
Benefits: Scuba (Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus) diving is a form of underwater diving in which a diver uses a scuba set to breathe underwater.
BENEFITS Scuba (Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus) involves a diver using a scuba set to breathe underwater.
The immediate ancestor of the current kit and first commercially successful scuba set was the 'Aqualung' open circuit breathing sets that were designed by Frenchmen Emile Gagnan and Jacques-Yves Cousteau.
The scuba set love seeing the underwater bridges and paths, fish swimming through the branches of trees and the grass-covered floor.
The RES is a very compact, horizontally-waist mounted SCUBA set combined with an integrated PFA (Personal Flotation Aid) that also acts as a diver buoyancy compensator.
Tenders are invited for purchase of 4 nos of scuba set with spare cylinder