Enriched Air Nitrox, gas with an oxygen content above 21%, is mainly used in scuba diving to reduce the proportion of nitrogen in the breathing gas mixture.

Standard Gases

I often get asked how do you know what mixes of bottom gas to take on a dive? There are two schools of thinking here, Best Mix for the dive or Standard Mixes for a variety of dives. Essentially Best Mix means you calculate the mix based on the planned depth of the dive. So [...]

By |2014-04-24T23:32:05-07:00April 24th, 2014|Resources|Comments Off on Standard Gases

Nitrox Diver

The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI’s most popular specialty scuba diving course, and it’s easy to see why. Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression dive time. This means more time underwater, especially on repetitive scuba dives. The Fun Part You can typically stay down longer and get back [...]

By |2014-04-21T22:41:48-07:00April 17th, 2014|Training|Comments Off on Nitrox Diver
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