Diving equipment

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Diving equipment is equipment used by underwater divers for the purpose of facilitating diving activities. This may be equipment primarily intended for this purpose, or equipment intended for other puprposes which is found to be suitable for diving use.
Equipment which is used for underwater work or other activities which is not directly related to the activity of diving, or which has not been designed or modified specifically for underwater use by divers is excluded.
The fundamental item of diving equipment used by divers is underwater breathing apparatus, such as scuba equipment, and surface supplied diving equipment, but there are other important pieces of equipment that make diving safer, more convenient or more efficient.

Classes of underwater breathing apparatus


Underwater breathing apparatus


Exposure protection

Thermal, sting and abrasion protection.

Equipment for dive monitoring and navigation


Vision and communication


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In-water stabilisation and movement