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Commercial / Government Diving Compressed Breathing Air / Gas Specifications

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Commercial / Government Diving - Selected Air Quality Specifications

Air Quality Specification THC CO CH4 CO2 H2O DP, °F O2 N2 OIL ODOR Other
CSA Standard Z275.2-2011 Occupational Safety Code for Diving Operations (L) 5 (T) 3 10 600 33.8 -60 20-22 N/A 1 None Halogenated Hydrocarbons, ppmv Pressure Dewpoint, °C
≤5 Subtract 5°C from Lowest Temp; Use -5°C as Default
CSA Standard Z275.2-2011 Occupational Safety Code for Diving Operations (H) 5 (T) 3 10 600 27 -63 20-22 N/A 0.1 None/Slight Halogenated Hydrocarbons, ppmv Atmospheric Dewpoint, °C Pressure Dewpoint, °C
5 -53 Subtract 5°C from Lowest Temp; Use -5°C as Default
Navy A-A-59155-2008 Grade B Nitrogen 50 N/A N/A N/A 25 -64 0.5 99.5(N) N/A None Moisture Content, mg/L Particle Content, >50 µ Other
0.02 None N/A
OSHA 1910.430 Commercial Diving-2004 (G) N/A 20 N/A 1000 N/A N/A 19.5-23.5 N/A 5 None/Slight N/A
US Coast Guard-2003 (S) 25 20 N/A 1000 N/A N/A 20-22 N/A 5 Not Objectionable N/A
US Military Diver's Compressed Breathing Air-2005 (SS521-AG-PRO-101)(U) 25 20 N/A 1000 N/A N/A 20-22 N/A 5 Not Objectionable N/A
US Navy Diving Air-2008 (N) ANU/Certified Sources 25 20 N/A 1000 N/A N/A 20-22 N/A 5 Not Objectionable N/A
US Navy Diving Air-2008 (N) Commercial Sources 25 10 N/A 500 27 -63 20-22 N/A 5 Not Objectionable Halogenated Compounds, Solvents, ppmv Separated Water (S)
0.2 None
US Navy Diving Manual-2008 (N1) Nitrogen Grade A 50 N/A N/A N/A 27 -63 <0.05 ≥99.95 N/A None Halogenated Compounds, Solvents, ppmv Separated Water (S)
0.02 None
US Navy Diving Manual-2008 (N1) Nitrogen Grade B 50 N/A N/A N/A 27 -63 <0.50 ≥99.50 N/A None N/A
THC = Total Gaseous Hydrocarbons, ppmv CO2 = Carbon Dioxide, ppmv O2 = Oxygen, volume % N2O = Nitrous Oxide, volume %
CO = Carbon Monoxide, ppmv H2O = Water, ppmv N2 = Nitrogen, volume % Odor = Odor as supplied by customer
CH4 = Methane, ppmv DP = Dew Point, °F at 0 psig Oil = Oil Mist & Particulate, mg/m3 HS = Halogenated Solvents, ppmv
(G) OSHA, Subpart T, Commercial Diving Operations, Section 1910.430
(H) Compressed breathing air in cylinders and piping ≥ 15.3 MPa (2216 psig) shall have an atmospheric dew point ≤-53°C (-63°F) or water vapor ≤ 27 mL/m3 (ppm) and SHOULD have a pressure dew point ≤ 5°C (9°F) below the lowest temperature to which the cylinder or piping can be exposed during any time of the year at that geographic location. If an operating pressure is not provided, we will use 20.7 MPa (3000 psig).
(L) The pressure dew point at pressures < 15.3 MPa (2216 psig) shall be ≤ 5°C (9°F) below the lowest temperature to which any part of the pipeline or breathing apparatus can be exposed during any time of the year at that geographic location.
(N) U.S. Navy Diving Manual, SS-521-AG-PRO-010, 0910-LP-106-0957, Revision 6, 15 April 2008, 4-3.1 Diver's Breathing Air, Table 4-1, for authorized Navy use (ANU) approved or certified sources
(N1) U.S. Navy Diving Manual, SS-521-AG-PRO-010, 0910-LP-106-0957, Revision 6, 15 April 2008, 4-5 Diver's Compressed Nitrogen Breathing Purity Requirements for Class I Oil Free, Type I Gaseous and Type II Liquid. Table 4-5 lists as reference Federal Specification A-A-59155.
(S) This specification is taken from Title 46 Shipping of the Code of Federal Regulations, Chapter I Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, Part 197 General Provisions, Subpart B Commercial Diving Operations
(T) Does not include methane.
(U) U.S. Navy Diving Manual SS521-AG-PRO-010, Revision 5, 15 August 2005; supercedes NAVSEA 0994-LP-001-9010, Rev. 3, Dated 15 February 1993.
Air & Gas Specifications referenced above may be viewed and/or purchased from: CSA - Canadian Standards AssociationOSHA - Occupational Health & Safety Administration U.S. Navy Dive Manual

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