Diving with Enriched Air Nitrox
Normally people heard the word “Nitrox”; they find it sounded dangerous and deadly. Guess what... You have been breathing these gases since you were born. With Nitrox dive you can dive more safely and absorbs less nitrogen when scuba diving with air. The coolest part... diver able to stay under water longer and get back the sea sooner.
What is Nitrox or Enriched Air?
Enriched air, or Nitrox, is a combination of nitrogen and oxygen. The air that we breathe in is comprised of about 21% oxygen and 79% nitrogen. Nitrox reduced fraction of nitrogen in your breathing gas, diver body will have less work.
What Diver Learn Enriched Air Nitrox
- Techniques for getting more dive time by using enriched air nitrox
- Enriched air scuba diving equipment considerations
- It allows an increase in no-decompression bottom time limits.
- It reduces the potential for decompression sickness.
- A reduced fatigue after a dive, resulting in reduced sub-clinical decompression sickness.
- Enriched air considerations, including managing oxygen exposure
- How to stay in the water longer by using enriched air nitrox
- How to set your Nirox Dive Computer
- How to analyze your air
Diver Basic Requirement
- At least 15 years old
- A Open Water Diver (or equivalent certification from another organization)
This Nitrox course, which takes 2 full days to complete, will teach diver how to safely use Enriched Air Nitrox for no-decompression recreational diving.
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