What is a DIN scuba valve?

Answer A scuba tank generally uses one of two types of valves: a yoke (K) valve or a DIN valve. Named for the German institute that set the industry standard for it, the DIN valve requires a special screw... Read More »

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What is scuba gear?

Proper gear is necessary for the use of any self-contained breathing apparatus, or scuba. The sport of underwater diving can offer simple gear for casual practitioners, and more advanced, high-tech... Read More »

What is a scuba regulator?

A scuba regulator is a piece of equipment that scuba divers use to control underwater breathing. There is a first and second stage to the regulator system. The first stage connects directly to the ... Read More »

What is the purpose of the hydrostatic valve and how do you release the pressure in it and does this valve need cleaning or other regular maintenance?

Answer A hydrostatic relief valve prevents your swimming pool from wanting to become a 'boat'. If the bottom of the pool is below the level of ground-water, and the pool is emptied, the pool would ... Read More »