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Why HEED 3

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Spare Air, the SCUBA redundant air supply, because self rescue is the ultimate buddy!

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HEED 3 - Models and Specifications

Product Specifications:
Part Number 175-001
Product Length 8.75" [22.23 cm]
Product Diameter 2.25" [5.71 cm]
Product Weight(full) 1.51 lbs [.687 kg]
Cylinder Pressure Ratings 3000 PSI [200 BAR]
Cylinder Volume 1.7 cu ft [48 liters]
Cylinder Material Aluminum - Black Anodized
Pressure Relief Integrated in regulator
Regulator Type Balanced Single Stage
Operational Temperature -22°F [-30°C]
+158°F [+70°C]
Duration of Air Supply Approximately 30 breaths at surface
Altitude Limits

Tested at up to 35,000 feet (10,500 meters)

Available Options:

  • NEW - CE Marked cylinders now available.
  • 1.7 or 3.0 cu ft cylinder
  • With or without holster
  • Portable Air Compressor -
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Based upon the popular Spare Air® used for SCUBA Diving, the HEED 3 utilizes the same 3rd generation patented regulator that has made the Spare Air the most sold SCUBA Safety breathing device in the world.

HEED 3's proven design is the preferred choice!

HEED 3 - Helicopter Emergency Egress Device version 3

  • In Stock for quick delivery! (most quantities)
  • More than 1lb lighter than competing models
  • Under 9" tall, the HEED 3 is the smallest emergency breathing device on the market
  • Affordable - the HEED 3 is over $100 less than competitors models
  • Compact design is easy to use
  • Simple design is easy to repair and maintain
  • Always-on design is ready to deliver air when you need it
  • Refillable from an air compressor (or SCUBA tank using optional adapter)
  • Over 25 years of service to the military, tested and approved by the US Navy
  • Over 250,000 units sold worldwide since 1979
  • Deluxe Dial Gauge Pressure Indicator standard on every unit
  • Includes custom holster to attach to a modular-type vest, ideal for Switlik Modular Aircrew Vest
  • Mouthpiece cover and lanyard included
  • CE approved - Tanks on units shipped to Europe are CE approved to meet current European Safety Standards required for all compressed gas cylinders and are properly CE marked.

HEED 3 is Proudly Made in the USA
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Heed 3 is a trademark and SPARE AIR is a registered trademark of Submersible Systems, Inc.
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