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Nitrox Training Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I go for Nitrox training?

The first place to check is your local dive shop. Many dive shops now have Nitrox instructors and can provide you with the proper training. If your local dive shop cannot help you, use the links on this website to find a dive shop that does offer the training or contact on of the training agencies to find an instructor.

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Nitrox Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nitrox?
Nitrox is any combination of oxygen and nitrogen. The air you breathe today is a form of Nitrox, which is 79% nitrogen and 21% oxygen. Nitrox mixtures with greater than 21% oxygen are referred to as Enriched Air Nitrox (EANx). The “x” refers to the percentage of oxygen in the mixture. The most commonly used Nitrox mixtures are EAN32 (32% oxygen and 68% nitrogen) and EAN36 (36% oxygen and 64% nitrogen).

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Nitrox Training Overview

Nitrox is any combination of oxygen and nitrogen. The air you breathe today is a form of Nitrox, which is 79% nitrogen and 21% oxygen. Nitrox mixtures with greater than 21% oxygen are referred to as Enriched Air Nitrox (EANx). The “x” refers to the percentage of oxygen in the mixture. The most commonly used Nitrox mixtures are EAN32 (32% oxygen and 68% nitrogen) and EAN36 (36% oxygen and 64% nitrogen).

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