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Nitrox Gas Blender

Frustrated with the nitrox blends you've been getting from your local dive shop? Sick of paying a premium price for your enriched air, while occasionally getting a blend that's so far off you can't even do the dive you planned?

Think you can do a better job mixing your own nitrox? You can.

You don't need to spend thousands of dollars on a gas blending set-up, either. In fact, all you need is a cylinder of oxygen, a high-pressure scuba tank filled with air, a few more pieces of oxygen-clean equipment, and the right training to keep yourself safe. With the money you save from doing your own nitrox fills you can eventually buy that air compressor and never have to swing by the dive shop for air again.

The Nitrox Gas Blender course trains you to become a qualified nitrox gas blender. Using the techniques developed by Diving Science and Technology (DSAT), you'll learn the five methods for obtaining a desired enriched air mix. You'll also learn the physical properties of oxygen, its associated hazards, handling requirements, and what cleaning equipment is necessary.

Plus, when you learn gas blending from Todd at 8th Element Diving, you're not only learning from a certified Gas Blender Instructor, you're learning from someone with a Ph.D. in chemistry. Now that's someone who understands oxygen!


Number of dives: None

What you get: DSAT Gas Blender manual, DSAT Gas Mix Calculator

Training time: 8 hours

What you need to bring: Nothing

Cost: Contact us

Sign up now: See the schedule for upcoming dates and times for this course.

If you don't see this class currently scheduled, please contact us to arrange a course for you.

We are currently teaching in Missoula, Montana and throughout Western Montana. We can also travel to your location.

We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you are not happy with our class, let us know prior to receiving your certification, and we will refund your tuition.

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