20 Most Recent ACCO Brands Apollo Bio-Filter Moisture System Questions & Answers

"Wet suits and dry suits are very important when it comes to scuba diving. Your normal body temperature hovers around 98.6F (37C). If you are scuba diving in water that is cooler than your body temperature your temperature will drop. In all water, even the warmest, tropical waters, you will need thermal protection, like a wet suit, dry suit or dive skin, to keep warm and to keep safe while scuba diving. The cold affects our ability to think and our physical response time slows, which can lead to an accident. Warm tropical water will begin to feel cold after prolonged scuba diving, so it is always a good idea to wear light insulation at a minimum. When choosing thermal protection, like a wet suit or dry suit, you need to consider the following factors: Water temperature Your activity level during a dive Your body size You should always wear more insulation in colder water and lighter insulation in warmer water. Your level of activity can be a good indicator of how much insulation you should wear during a scuba dive. The more active you are during a dive the more heat your body generates and the warmer you remain throughout your dive. Larger scuba divers may need less insulation than smaller scuba divers and small, muscular scuba divers may need less insulation than larger scuba divers. It is important for you to try different amounts of insulation in differing water temperatures to determine what you need. Some scuba divers need more insulation than others, regardless of activity or size. Some scuba divers can dive in tropical water wearing only a lycra body suit, commonly known as a dive skin, while others need a 2mm wet suit. Some scuba divers can dive in cold water wearing only a 6mm wet suit, while others need the protection of a dry suit. If you are scuba diving in water below 55F (12.7C), a dry suit is the warmest type of thermal insulation available. Dive skins, wet suits and dry suits also protect your skin from cuts, scrapes, abrasions and stings which can occur while you are scuba diving. A simple brush against specific forms of coral and fish can cause painful irritations and burns on bare skin, but may not be noticeable or even occur, if your skin is protected."

ACCO Brands... | Answered on Mar 03, 2018

"Because the scuba regulator is such a vital piece of gear many scuba divers choose to buy their own scuba regulator instead of renting one from the dive shop. When a scuba diver has used a few different scuba regulators, on numerous dives, he will notice that they all have slightly different ""action"" - some feel looser or tighter, some will deliver air more forcefully, others will have a slight ""suck"" to them. The goal of all regulators is the same: to deliver air on demand at ambient pressure. Comfort with a scuba regulator depends on how the diver breathes; which is different for everyone. Though a helpful clerk at the dive gear shop can recommend ""the best"" regulators, from the most respected manufacturers, in truth no one can tell you which regulator ""feels right"", except you. Sponsor Links [what's this?] As a novice scuba diver renting or borrowing equipment from a dive shop always take note of what scuba regulator you are using and whether you like how it feels. When you find the one which makes your breathing feel effortless remember its make and model. When you decide to buy your own scuba regulator you will know which one to get. When shopping for a scuba regulator here are some things to consider: See our choices for scuba regulators * Ergonomic design and easy to hold * A purge button which is easily pressed even when wearing 6mm neoprene gloves * External controls which let you make fine adjustments to air flow * Non-corroding metals like titanium or chromed brass * Diaphragm vs. piston mechanics. Many divers prefer diaphragm regulators for its smooth movement and its moving parts are less * Balanced vs. unbalanced regulators. Almost all regulators are balanced. Do not buy an unbalanced regulator. * Always buy new. Do not pick up a cheap second-hand regulator; it may be faulty or reconditioned * Look for a warranty * Swivel joints on the second stage offer improved ease of movement * Hose should be soft and flexible "

ACCO Brands... | Answered on Dec 01, 2008

" 1. Rinse your booties in clean, freshwater after each dive and allow them to dry thoroughly before storing. After a div, your booties will be covered in a salty residue and/or dirt. This must be rinsed clean to prevent the neoprene from degrading. Your scuba booties must be completely dry before storing to ensure the neoprene stays clean, odor-free and free of mildew or mold. 2. Scuba bootie zippers should be lubricated occasionally to prevent degradation of the metal or plastic. 3. Always store your scuba booties out of direct sunlight. Direct sunlight will break down the neoprene after years of exposure. 4. Periodically machine or hand-wash your scuba booties. A good rinse after each dive helps to keep your booties clean, but to ensure there is no residue or grit left on your booties you must properly clean them on a regular basis. You can purchase a commercially prepared neoprene shampoo, zipper lubricant/desalter and a neoprene sealant to thoroughly clean and seal your scuba booties. A commercial shampoo and sealant are specifically manufactured to care for your neoprene and is the recommended method for proper maintenance. 5. Any holes in the neoprene on your scuba booties can be fixed using a commercial wet suit cement. "

ACCO Brands... | Answered on Dec 01, 2008

You should use sheet masks as there are lots of benefits of using it. You would get an idea by looking at the following points:
1. They are ready to use and you would be free from the complex application process.
2. You will get the results in just 20 minutes.
3. Relieves stress
4. You can take Korean sheet mask along with you on your business trips.

Scuba Diving &... | Answered on Jul 04, 2018

who knows what is a sheet mask? seems this is not a repair question on a repair forum

Scuba Diving &... | Answered on Jul 04, 2018

Time plays a very important role in using the sheet masks. You should never leave the sheet mask on your skin for more than 20 minutes and forget about using it overnight. 20 minutes is enough to pass the important ingredients from the skin to your skin. Korean Skincare is known for its reliable beauty products that you could opt for and get a healthy skin.


Scuba Diving &... | Answered on Jul 04, 2018

This is one of the biggest mistakes people usually commit while using sheet mask. People think that there is alot of excess serum in the mask and so they can reuse it. This should not be done. All the dirt and bacteria will get reintroduced to the skin. Choose a quality sheet mask that is able to remove all the dirt and dead cells from your skin. Korean Sheet Mask is one such product that is trusted for its quality.


Scuba Diving &... | Answered on Jul 04, 2018

It's completely upto you how many times to use sheet mask as there is no harm using it as many times as you want. But I would recommend you to use it thrice a week to get better results. There is a wide range of sheet mask available. You need to opt for a quality product that focuses on providing the most efficient results. Just choose one product and you can make use of it while you are cooking, watching television playing mobile games or relaxing. One of my friends recommended me to use Korean Sheet Mask as it provides a natural glow to the face.


Scuba Diving &... | Answered on Jul 04, 2018

If I'm reading this right you have an octopus which is a second emergency regulator for your buddy if he is in trouble. Where the original regulator hooks to the valve that goes on your tank ther should be a blank with a screw in it . This is where the octopus screws in . You will have a rubber o ring in side. Put it on the end of the threads from the octopus hose and insert it into the hole the screw once occupied.. The screw is just there to fill the blanks hole and can be thrown out.

Scuba Diving &... | Answered on Apr 24, 2018

sorry we can not assist you with this .

Scuba Diving &... | Answered on Mar 07, 2018

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Scuba Diving &... | Answered on Nov 11, 2017

you can search online and u shld find it

Scuba Diving &... | Answered on Sep 27, 2017

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Scuba Diving &... | Answered on Sep 17, 2017

the law of buoyancy is the principle that describes why some objects float over water and some others sink: when you put something in water, it receives an upword force equal to the weight of the water it displaces.
this is important in diving in many ways.. and in particular, in diving, you always want to have a neutral buoyancy: this means that if you are standing still in water and you have a neutral buyoancy, you don't sink nor come back to surface

you have a neutral buoyancy if you "displace" always the correct volume of water.. in other words, you always need to occupy about the same volume: if you go in deep water, the water pressure will "reduce" your volume, so to mantain a neutral buoyancy you have to inflate air in your buoyancy compensator jacket to expand its volume.
otherway, if you're coming back to surface, pressure reduces and your body occupies more volume, so you have to deflate your jacket.

Scuba Diving &... | Answered on Jul 30, 2017

it depends on the quality of the mask and it depends on how you stored it (if you leaved it at sunlight, if you washed it thoroughly after using it in the sea...)
i have a mid quality mask Mares mask, i have been using about 20 times for snorkeling, then i used it to take diving certifications in pool, then i used it for about other 20 dives in the sea... i always stored it in a dark bag (the mask is now about 8 years old)
you can check if you mask is still in good shape, and the silicone has not worn out, in this simple way: just put the mask on your face without straps.. remove all the air inside the mask by inhaling with your nose.. then look at your feet (keep inhaling): if the mask remains on your face you can keep using it

Scuba Diving &... | Answered on Jul 29, 2017

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