Deep Sea Diving

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Keep up with the latest in the Commercial and Deep Sea Diving Industry

DESCO Corporation’s commercial dive equipment experts are the authorities on commercial and deep sea diving equipment. We strive to keep our customers current with updated information concerning our company, equipment and deep sea diving. We are committed to providing our customers with current industry information and helpful tips. Our news section delivers up to date information about DESCO, our high quality equipment and deep sea diving for the experienced and novice diver.

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DESCO History

DESCO History Last month we were contacted by a man who found an original oval mask B Lung at a garage liquidation. It was sitting in a original DESCO shipping crate (not actually for this unit but for a diving outfit). He brought them in and Ric purchased them for our collection. I just threw toget...
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Winter 2012 Journal of Diving History

History The Winter 2012 issue of The Journal of Diving History is out. In this issue Leslie Leaney offers an article on the life of Max Nohl. This is the second installment in a series which will run on DESCO and its people during our 75th anniversary year.
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DESCO is in the process of having new e-commerce website

As stated on the home page we are in the process of building a new e-commerce website to replace the generic one we now have. We hired a local company to build the site and advise us on making it more effective and useful that the current one. Their first piece of advise was to consolidate our multi...
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How It's Made Films Building A Mark V Helmet

Last week we were invaded by a film crew for the television show "How  It's Made". Over two days they filmed us building a Mark V helmet. The film crew doesn't know when a segment will air so we don't either. The raw footage needs editing and a rough cut will be sent to us to help weed out any ...
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New e-commerce website being redisgned

The e-commerce website is being redesigned to a more professional site. It will have expanded parts listings and be more user friendly. We are about six weeks away from it being up.
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US Navy Diver's Dressing Stool

DESCO has added the US Navy Diver's Dressing Stool to our diver accessories lineup. Cat. No. 27070 $245.00 Made in accordance with BuShips drawing BU. No 610414 dated Jan 25, 1943 this dressing stool is an exact production model of the stool US Navy Divers would use to dress in. This drawing was pul...
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2013 Retail Commercial Price List

Pricing Change The 2013 Retail Commercial Price List and the 2013 Retail Specialty Item Price list have been placed on the RETAIL PRICE LISTS page. They become effective January 1st.  Prices have changed on the Air Hat, Mark V, and Navy Helium helmets, and the divers knife. The gold and silver ...
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Viking HAZTECH Drysuit

Ansell Protective Products has issued a new 2012-2013 Viking Price Book. Notable changes are the new addition of the Viking HAZTECH drysuit, and the HDS 1500 drysuit being dropped. Download the HAZTECH Drysuit flyer.
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DESCO is introducing its own Neoprene Kevlar Divers Gloves

The new Desco Diving Gloves are economical while being durable. These gloves are made from 3 mil Neoprene, with the palms, inside fingers and finger tips covered with Kevlar. The wrists have straps with Velcro. Used as over gloves they will add a layer of protection for the Latex glo...
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DESCO company member makes it into the Wisconsin Historical Museum

DESCO History A company member finally made it to the Wisconsin Historical Museum in Madison to see the Wisconsin Innovations exhibit. Mr. Fifield was included in the exhibit for his development of the Air Hat. He is in some heady company with the likes of Ole Evinrude, A.O. Smith, David Koss, Les P...
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