Your question: Who used the Jim dive suit and broke the record for untethered dive record?

Who created the JIM suit?

The JIM suit was developed in the 1960s by Mike Humphrey and Mike Barrow of the British commercial firm Underwater Marine Equipment Limited (UMEL).

Can you dive to the Titanic?

You cannot scuba dive to the Titanic due to its depth at 12,500 feet. Air consumption: one standard tank lasts 15 minutes at 120 feet. Supply for 12,500 feet would be impossible to carry even with a team. The deepest dive on record with special equipment, training and a support team is 1,100 feet.

Who has been to the Mariana Trench?

On 23 January 1960, two explorers, US navy lieutenant Don Walsh and Swiss engineer Jacques Piccard, became the first people to dive 11km (seven miles) to the bottom of the Mariana Trench. As a new wave of adventurers gear up to repeat the epic journey, Don Walsh tells the BBC about their remarkable deep-sea feat.

What is an untethered dive?

not staying or forced to stay in one particular place: The cell phone also better serves a more untethered community, especially recent immigrants who value portability over traditional landlines. More examples. She made an untethered dive in a special suit to a depth of 1,250 feet.

Why was the Jim suit invented?

Invented in the UK in the late 1960s for use by commercial divers, JIM suits were designed to maintain an interior pressure of 1 bar whatever the external pressure, allowing deep diving with no risk of decompression illness or nitrogen narcosis, and no need to decompress on ascent.

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