Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) is the most important piece of equipment that any firefighter or a risky environment workerSelf Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) is the most important piece of equipment that any firefighter or a risky environment worker would ever need. The quality and functions of your SCBA is no longer luxury measures, they are the start searching points for any user who would like to get back home and to his family safe and healthy.
From high quality Air Cylinder, and valve, to the reliable gauge and connections, this combination of parts is the only source for your breathing air when you are in a risky area or when breathing air is not available.
The air hoses for high or low pressure are not less important. They need to be of high quality and to quarterly carry the function of data transfer from cylinder to the module unit. Back plate as well should be well designed to eliminate the possibility of leaving any hoses or parts in loose, carry the cylinder rigidly enough to hold it fixed, and flexibly enough to preserve the cylinder connections; and to make sure it provides the user with the required comfort and distribute the weight on the strong muscles of the body.
All other functions and parts like the module unit, HUD, Mask, Fabrics, demand valve should be simple, and effective in the same time. The SCBA can look very simple, but the amount of details a manufacturer should focus are tremendously important if the End User is to get the right equipment that will get him back home safe.