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EBSS

Emergency Breathing Support System

2

Batteries

6 AA

3

Tank materials?


Aluminum Alloy covered in Carbon Fiber, coated with Epoxy

4

How many psi is the tank full at?

Above 4000psi

5

Straps are made of?

Kevlar Fiber

6

Left Side of pack is known as?

Life or Dirty side

7

What components are on the Right right of the pack?

1.Pack alert console (control console) w/ PASS device.
2.EBSS Manifold hose assembly

8

What components are on the Left strap of the pack?

1. Regulator hose quick connect
2. Dual EBSS manifold hose assembly
3. Dual stage reducer

9

What type of pressure reducer is on the dirty side of the pack?

Dual Stage Pressure Reducer

10

What components on the face piece allows for better communication?

Voice Emitters

11

What are some indicators of high heat on the tank?

1. Charred or missing decals
2. Distorted elastomeric bumper

12

If damage is found on the tank, what steps should be taken?

1. Discharge the tank.
2. Close the tank valve
3. Tag it

13

What are the components of the tank?

Elastomeric bumper
Gauge
Control Valve
Control Valve Stem
Hanger plate

14

What is the estimated average breathing rate?

40lpm (liters per minute)

15

What face piece do we use?

AV-2000 and AV-3000

16

What position should the purge knob be in when connecting the regulator to the face piece?

12 o'clock

17

What direction should you rotate the regulator when connecting it to the face piece, and when should you stop?

Counterclockwise and when it clicks

18

On the control console, what button should you hold to test the batteries?

Yellow button

19

What indicates that the batteries are good?

Green

20

What indicates that the batteries are dying or if they are already dead?

Red light indicates they are dying, and no light indicates they are already dead.

21

How do you test the full manual alarm activation and how then how do you turn it off?

Pressing the Red button on the control console will activate it, and pressing the Yellow button twice will deactivate it.

22

What should you do before pressurizing the SCBA?

Ensure the purge knob is closed and the air saver button is activated.

23

What happens when the cylinder valve is open?

1. The vibralert will sound
2. Pak alert will turn on
3. Regulators heads up display will turn on

24

If the VIBRALERT alarm vibrates, how much air do you have left in the bottle, or what else could that alarm be indicating?

25%, or your 1st stage reducer is malfunctioning

25

The bottle is full with how many green lines displayed on your HUD?

2

26

The bottle is at 75% with how many green lines displayed on your HUD?

1

27

The bottle is at 50% with what color line displayed on your HUD?

Flashing Amber

28

The bottle is at 25% with what color line displayed on your HUD?

Flashing Red

29

How long will the lights on the HUD stay on after pressurizing the SCBA.

20 seconds

30

On your HUD display, what will indicate a Low battery?

Solid Red light

31

How many seconds until the Pre-alert alarm sounds?

20 seconds and w/ flashing red light

32

How many seconds until the Full-alert alarm sounds?

30 seconds and w/ flashing red light

33

To silence a Pre-alert alarm sound, you can?

Move the pack or press the yellow button once.

34

How much % does the remote gauge have to be to the cylinder gauge?

10%

35

How do you bleed down trapped air pressure?

Slowly turning the purge knob.

36

What will signify that the air pack is completely shut down?

Two-tone chirp

37

What type of hose is the mask-mounted regulator attached to?

Low pressure

38

What is the indicator for a high pressure hose?

Rigid hose

39

What is the dual EBSS used for?

To share air between two people and for extended duration airline operation

40

What type of hose does a RIC UAC connection use?

High pressure

41

When do you need to hydrostatic test and what is the total life of the cylinder?

Hydrostatic test every 5 years, and total life of the cylinder is 15 years

42

What SOP and how often does a MDFR firefighter need to be evaluated by the training division to show proficiency in the SCBA?

SOP I D 9, and annually

43

What breathing technique will reduce the amount of breaths, lower blood pressure, and lower stress?

Humming when breathing out the air.