Author Topic: First Stage Regulator - Balanced Diaphragm / Balanced Piston / Unbalanced Piston  (Read 1838 times)


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Found a couple of youtube videos that clearly explains how the different first stage regulators work. Thought this might be of good use to divers anyone who needs some basic understanding behind the mechanism of first stage regulators. Cheers and safe diving  :D

Unbalanced Piston
*notice how the tank pressure force is directly exerted onto the piston hp seat as compared to balanced regulators*

Balanced Piston

Balanced Diaphragm