Carbon dioxide absorber for a rebreathing system

  • US 8,286,633 B2
  • Filed: 05/30/2008
  • Issued: 10/16/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/02/2007
  • Status: Expired
First Claim
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1. A carbon dioxide absorber for a rebreathing system, the carbon dioxide absorber comprising:

  • a connection head at the rebreathing system, said connection head including a pivotable mount;

    an absorber housing;

    a guide plate on a front side of said absorber housing, said guide plate being pushed into said pivotable mount of said connection head;

    guide plate gas ducts arranged concentrically at said guide plate;

    connection head gas ducts provided in said connection head and with a design corresponding to said guide plate gas ducts, said guide plate gas ducts for connection to said connection head gas ducts;

    guide grooves between said guide plate and said absorber housing for connecting said guide plate to said mount;

    centering pins pointing in a direction of said absorber housing from said connection head; and

    centering means in one or more of said guide plate and said absorber housing, said centering means for meshing with said centering pins from said connection head;

    said pivotable mount being pivotable between a first position and a second position, said first position arranging said pivotable mount adjacent said connection head, said second position arranging said pivotable mount spaced from said connection head and said centering pins.

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