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The air inside Scuba tanks is, usually, just regular air that has been compressed and "jammed" into a tank. Some diving applications utilize gas mixtures of oxygen, nitrogen (and sometimes hydrogen).

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What is a solution A glass of flat soda.B air in a scuba tank C bronze alloy D mud in water tank?

Mud is not a solution.

How can you fill a tank of compressed air without an air compresser?

You can use a scuba tank, but that is it.

What happens after using the scuba tank?

A cardinal rule for scuba diving tanks is to never completely empty your scuba diving tank. When planning your scuba dives, it is important that you consider to complete your dive with enough air left within your scuba diving tank.

What causes the pressure inside a scuba tank?

The compressed air pushing against the inside of the scuba tank causes pressure inside it.

What do the numbers mean on a scuba tank?

The numbers on a scuba tank reveal 3 things. Serial no. of the tank. Type metal. and the current hydro date.

Mixture of gases for scuba diving tanks compared to normal atmospheric air?

Most SCUBA divers dive with compressed air, which is normal atmospheric air compressed into a scuba tank.

Can you breathe in a paintball air tank?

No, the scuba apparatus will not fit a threaded tank.

Why does your scuba tank not get crushed if it is empty?

a scuba tank is very thick, and so it wont be used if empty the valve remains to be closed, not allowing any air to excape, disallowing to be crushed. if the air cant leave the tank it wont crush.

Is the oxygen and nitrogen in a scuba tank considered a heterogeneous?

I would think so, because there are two of them mixed together. Air in a scuba tank or anywhere else should be heterogeneous. A scuba tank filled with either oxygen or nitrogen would be homogeneous.

Can you store cng in a scuba tank?

the silly answer is you can store anything in a scuba tank that you can get in it!!. BUTthe serious answer is scuba tank were designed for compressed air and nothing else... using a scuba tank for natural gas is like driving around with a bomb in your car!!, the valves and collars of the bottles are not strong enough if there was a crash

Is old air in a scuba tank safe to breath?

Think about it. If it can't get out, nothing can get in. I have never had a problem with "stale" air in a scuba tank. An air fill is relatively cheap so if in doubt, dump it out and refill.You want to be as comfortable as you can on your dive, no sense in worrying about your air quality.

Why does a scuba diver need pressure in an air tank?

A scuba diver needs pressure in an air tank because water pressure increases and pushes down on their lungs as they go down. The air in your lungs is more compressed and more is needed to fill them completely.

Why does a scuba diver need increased gas pressure in the air tank?

Scuba divers require increased air pressures in their air tanks while diving because the pressure on their bodies increases.

How many cubic feet does a 2250 psi scuba tank hold?

A standard-sized SCUBA tank holds 72 cubic feet of air at the standard pressure of 2250 PSI.

What do you need to explore the ocean?

a scuba diving outfit but with an air tank that is full

Is air in a scuba tank a liquid and a gas?

It is Gas didn't you take a class on this

When filling a scuba tank from a high pressure reservoir the air goes from a high pressure reservoir to a low pressure reservoir so the air expands into the scuba tank. Shouldnt this cool the tank?

Think on it a bit closer: -- The expansion is happening in the high-pressure reservoir, as some of the air leaves and the rest expands to fill the volume. So you'd expect the supply tank to cool as it empties. -- The compression is happening in the SCUBA tank, where you're continuously stuffing more and more air into the same volume. So you expect the SCUBA tank to warm as it fills.

What is the vest that you wear in scuba diving called and what is its purpose?

The vest is simply called a scuba vest. It's to hold your air tank and regulators :)

If the volume of a scuba tank filled with air doesn't change and its temperature remains constant what happens to its pressure?

If the volume of a scuba tank filled with air doesn't change and its temperature remains constant pressure does not change. If no factors change the result will not change.

Why do scuba divers breathe compressed air?

so that more air can be stored in the tank for longer stay underwater.

What is the best way to keep water out of a scuba tank?

The best way to be sure that water does not enter your scuba dive tank when diving, is to never allow it to be completely be emptied of air pressure. Always plan to leave at least 1-2Mpa (10-20 bars) left in them to ensure that moisture does not enter. If for some reason, the scuba dive tank pressure should be completely exhausted, it is important to immediately close the valve to keep moisture out. When bleeding the air from your scuba tank, be sure to bleed the air slowly, as quick bleeding may cause internal condensation.

Is there a difference in a scuba tank and a paintball tank?

Yes the main difference is a SCUBA tank is used for high pressure breathing air (3200-5000 PSI). A paintball tank has a lower PSI rating and is also measured in ounces not PSI. Even though most people use a breathing air compressor to fill paintball tanks.

What should scuba air smell like?

Compressed air used for SCUBA should smell like regular air. There may be a slight rubber smell from the regulator. When in doubt, it is safer to get your tank refilled than to dive on contaminated air.

Why do scuba diver's use a snorkel mask?

Scuba divers use a snorkel mask to save air from the tank, which is needed when underwater. It is also a safety measure in case air in the tank runs out, in which case the snorkel can be used to return to the boat or shore at the end of the dive.

What is the air tank used by scuba divers called?

Various names:TankCylinderBottle

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