When on land we all breathe almost the same air in chemical compound. The content of oxygen in the air is approximately 21%. But air mixtures that divers use when deep diving meet special requirements. If the diving cylinder is filled with simple air, then the tissues of the body are gradually become saturated with nitrogen. If you do not keep the time and depth limits, it can be the reason to the first symptoms of decompression sickness.
Professional divers found a solution to this problem. They started to use Nitrox air mixtures for deep diving.
What is Nitrox breathing air mixture
Nitrox – is a common name for all gaseous breathing mixes that consist of oxygen and nitrogen. Nitrox air mixture is made to extend the maximum time and depths for a diver and lower the risk of getting a decompression sickness. Deep diving breathing mixture contains more than 21% of oxygen and that is why it is also called “enriched air”. If you would like to learn more you should sing up for Enriched air Nitrox course.
What does the Enriched air Nitrox course consist of
The length of the course is only 1day, during which you will learn a lot of useful and interesting information:
You will also learn to use the tables correctly, that are designed especially for diving on enriched air mixtures and underwater Nitrox-computers.
To take part in the program and to get a diving specialization Enriched Air Nitrox a student has to have at least the initial diving level Open Water Diver. In this case he will be able to dive 18 meters deep. If a diver has Advanced Open Water Diver level than he can dive as deep as 30 meters. What is more, specialists of our diving center offer photo and video shooting service of your dives. We have all the necessary professional equipment to help you memorize this special moments.
All the participants have to meet the following requirements:
Before the start of the course all the students fill in a medical form and people who are older than 65 need to have an additional medical proof of good health.