Extended Range Diving with Helium

Extended Range Diving

By Paul Wagenseller, Co-owner of Scuba Professionals of Arizona

After diving recreational limits, some divers crave something more – diving in the depths below recreational diving limits of 130 feet, so called Extended Range Diving. This takes extensive training and diving experience and is not for the faint of heart diver. I’m going to shed some light on this by explaining the difference between standard “balloon quality” helium versus what divers need – USP breathing helium.

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Is there a difference between Air and Nitrox?

SSI EAN Nitrox - Scuba Professionals of Arizona

Many scuba divers worry about the cost of filling their cylinders. As we discussed in a previous blog, we know how important it is to put quality air into our body to keep us safe. It is worth spending just a few dollars more to get a better breathing gas in our bodies. Is there a difference between Air and Nitrox? Absolutely!SSI EAN Nitrox - Scuba Professionals of Arizona

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