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Title:
STRUCTURE OF UMBELICAL FOR CONNECTING A DIVER WITH A DIVING SUPPORT SHIP AND/OR A DIVING BELL
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2015/159191
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
Structure of umbelical (1) arranged to connect a diver (100) with a support ship (200) and/or with a safety diving bell (250). The structure of umbelical comprises at least one duct (61) for feeding a breathable gaseous mixture to the diver, a duct (62) for removing a flow breathed out from the diver. Furthermore are provided an electric cable (63) supplying electric energy to the diver and a connection device (10) arranged to connect in a removable way a first portion (10a) of the umbelical that, in use, is arranged on the side of the diving bell and/or of the support ship, and a second portion (10b) of said umbelical that, in use, is arranged on the diver's side. The connection device (10) has at least one passage, or meatus, defined between a face of said first portion and a face of the second portion of the connection device and in which a first predetermined pressure P1 is present, with P1 less, or equal, to the atmospheric pressure. The structure of umbelical also comprises a source (70) of a gas at a second predetermined pressure P2 with P2>P1 and a valve (75) for pneumatically connecting, or disconnecting, the source of pressurized gas and the meatus.

Inventors:
BEDINI, Remo (Via U. Viale 1, Pisa, I-56124, IT)
LAURINO, Marco (C/da BUCALETTO 105/c, Potenza, I-85100, IT)
CINI, Davide (Istituto di Fisiologia ClinicaVia Giuseppe Moruzz, 1 Pisa, I-73100, IT)
MAGRIN, Adolfo (Via passo della Volpe 110/, Loc. Avenza Carrara, I-54033, IT)
MICHELETTI, Fabio (Istituto di Fisiologia ClinicaVia Giuseppe Moruzz, 1 Pisa, I-73100, IT)
Application Number:
IB2015/052615
Publication Date:
January 14, 2016
Filing Date:
April 10, 2015
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
C.N.S. INTERNATIONAL SRL (Via passo della volpe, 110/E, Avenza Carrara, I-54033, IT)
CNR CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE (Piazzale Aldo Moro 7, Roma, I-00185, IT)
BEDINI, Remo (Via U. Viale 1, Pisa, I-56124, IT)
LAURINO, Marco (C/da BUCALETTO 105/c, Potenza, I-85100, IT)
International Classes:
B63C11/18; F16L37/00; F16L37/06
Foreign References:
US4555130A1985-11-26
GB2216972A1989-10-18
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
CELESTINO, Marco et al. (Viale Giovanni Pisano 31, Pisa, I-56123, IT)
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