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SAVER Summary: Portable Breathing Air Compressors [June 2007]   [open pdf - 259KB]

"As a part of the SAVER program, sponsored by the U.S.  Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Texas A&M  Engineering, including Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) and Texas Transportation Institute (TTI), conducted  comparative assessments of portable breathing air compressors  (PBACS) in November 2006.  PBACs are used to fill self­contained breathing apparatus (SCBA)  cylinders for mobile breathing air applications such as fire  fighting, diving, remote rescue, hazardous materials (HAZMAT)  response, and similar offsite applications, where the transport of  replacement tanks to the location and/or the availability and  accessibility of wheeled compressor/cascade systems is limited."

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