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BandMask 18

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BandMask® 18

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Configurations

  • 500-025 KMB® 18B BandMask w/Posts
  • 500-026 KMB® 18B BandMask w/MWPC

Standard Color

  • yellow
hood face seal

BandMask<sup>&reg;</sup>18 Bandmasks Hood and Face Seal

BandMask® 18/28 Face Seal Sizing Instructions

Download the Kirby Morgan BandMask® 18/28 Face Seal Sizing Chart to find your specific combination of hood and face seal sizes.

    • KMB® 18 with SuperFlow® 350

    • KMB® 18 with 455 Balanced

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Manuals KMB 18 high/low res

File Page Size Updated
General Information KMDSI Products INFO View 1.53 MB 07/25/19
Description and Operational Specifications DOS View 1.78 MB 07/25/19
General Preventative Maintenance GENPRE View 769.7 KB 07/25/19
Inspection and Maintenance IM View 477.59 KB 07/25/19
BandMask Tri-Valve Exhaust BTRI View 872.22 KB 07/25/19
One Way Valve OWV View 617.75 KB 07/25/19
Oral Nasal Mask (350/450/455) ON View 606.72 KB 07/25/19
Overpressure Relief Valve OPRV View 601.57 KB 07/25/19
Bent Tube BNT View 807.41 KB 07/25/19
SuperFlow® 350 Regulator SF350 View 1.47 MB 07/25/19
455 Balanced Regulator 455BAL View 2.26 MB 07/25/19
Face Port, Port Retainer and Nose Block FCPRT View 920.69 KB 07/25/19
BandMask Hood, Face Seal, Band Keepers and Head Harness HBNK View 1.64 MB 07/25/19
Brass/Chromed Brass Side Block SB View 1 MB 07/25/19
Communications on SuperLite® 17B and 17C Helmets, KMB 18 and 28 BandMasks® 17COM View 1.13 MB 07/25/19
Accessories ACC View 827.5 KB 07/25/19
Hot Water Shroud HWS View 655.28 KB 07/25/19
Torque Specs & Supply Pressure Requirements APNDX View 1.06 MB 07/25/19
KMB 18 Blowapart (low-res) View 804.23 KB 07/30/19
Side Block BlowApart (low-res) View 638.22 KB 07/30/19
SuperFlow® 350 BlowApart (low-res) View 658.96 KB 07/30/19
SuperFlow® 450 Regulator Blowapart (low-res) View 653.24 KB 07/30/19
455 Balanced Regulator BlowApart (low-res) View 763.22 KB 07/30/19
Copyright View 414.2 KB 07/30/19
File Page Size Updated
General Information KMDSI Products INFO View 3.14 MB 07/25/19
Description and Operational Specifications DOS View 7.51 MB 07/25/19
General Preventative Maintenance GENPRE View 780.62 KB 07/25/19
Inspection and Maintenance IM View 104.83 KB 07/25/19
BandMask Tri-Valve Exhaust BTRI View 2.31 MB 07/25/19
One Way Valve OWV View 1000.91 KB 07/25/19
Oral Nasal Mask (350/450/455) ON View 640.19 KB 07/25/19
Overpressure Relief Valve OPRV View 289.91 KB 07/25/19
Bent Tube BNT View 2.93 MB 07/25/19
SuperFlow® 350 Regulator SF350 View 6.78 MB 07/25/19
455 Balanced Regulator 455BAL View 15.94 MB 07/25/19
Face Port, Port Retainer and Nose Block FCPRT View 2.45 MB 07/25/19
BandMask Hood, Face Seal, Band Keepers and Head Harness HBNK View 11.36 MB 07/25/19
Brass/Chromed Brass Side Block SB View 3.01 MB 07/25/19
Communications on SuperLite® 17B and 17C Helmets, KMB 18 and 28 BandMasks® 17COM View 5.76 MB 07/25/19
Accessories ACC View 2.55 MB 07/25/19
Hot Water Shroud HWS View 1.47 MB 07/25/19
Torque Specs & Supply Pressure Requirements APNDX View 1.09 MB 07/25/19
KMB 18 Blowapart (high-res) View 1.95 MB 07/30/19
Side Block BlowApart (high-res) View 685.25 KB 07/30/19
SuperFlow® 350 BlowApart (high-res) View 1.16 MB 07/30/19
SuperFlow® 450 Regulator BlowApart (high-res) View 792.79 KB 07/30/19
455 Balanced Regulator BlowApart (high-res) View 1.81 MB 07/30/19
Copyright View 34.49 KB 07/30/19
Sistema de comunicación de los cascos SuperLite® 17B y 17C, y las máscaras BandMask® KMB 18 y 28 (Communications on SuperLite® 17B and 17C Helmets, KMB 18 and 28 BandMasks®) - [Low Resolution]
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Válvula antirretorno (One Way Valve) - [Low Resolution]
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Sistema de escape Tri-Valve de las máscaras BandMask (BandMask Tri-Valve Exhaust) - [Low Resolution]
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Tubo curvado (Bent Tube) - [Low Resolution]
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Accesorios (Accessories) - [Low Resolution]
Monday, July 29, 2019
Válvula de sobrepresión (Overpressure Relief Valve) - [Low Resolution]
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Visor, marco de retención del visor y bloqueador nasal (Face Port, Port Retainer and Nose Block) - [Low Resolution]
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Bloque lateral de latón y latón cromado (Brass/Chromed Brass Side Block) - [Low Resolution]
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Capucha, sello facial, guardas de las bandas y arnés para la cabeza de las máscaras BandMask (BandMask Hood, Face Seal, Band Keepers and Head Harness) - [Low Resolution]
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Descripción y especificaciones de uso (Description and Operational Specifications) - [Low Resolution]
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Funda de agua caliente (Hot Water Shroud) - [Low Resolution]
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Derechos de propiedad intelectual (Copyright) - [Low Resolution]
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Mantenimiento preventivo general (General Preventative Maintenance) - [Low Resolution]
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Información general sobre los productos KMDSI (General Information KMDSI Products) - [Low Resolution]
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Inspección y mantenimiento (Inspection and Maintenance) - [Low Resolution]
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Máscara buconasal (Oral Nasal Mask (350/450/455) - [Low Resolution]
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Regulador compensado 455 (455 Balanced Regulator) - [Low Resolution]
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Tablas de pares de apriete y presiones de suministro (Torque Specs & Supply Pressure Requirements) - [Low Resolution]
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Regulador SuperFlow® 350 (SuperFlow® 350 Regulator) - [Low Resolution]
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
KMB 18 BlowApart - [Low Resolution]
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
  1. Updated the KMB hood assembly, earphones, microphone and communications set part numbers and added in the face seal.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
  1. Created modular BlowApart and separated the KMB 18 and 28 into separate BlowAparts.
Friday, August 24, 2018
  1. Updated layout.
Side Block BlowApart - [Low Resolution]
Friday, August 24, 2018
  1. Updated layout.
SuperFlow® 350 BlowApart - [Low Resolution]
Friday, November 3, 2017
  1. Updated material coloring.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
  1. Removed P/N 550-076 inlet valve.
Friday, August 24, 2018
  1. Updated layout.
Thursday, December 20, 2018
  1. Moved clamp and screw outside of cover assembly.
SuperFlow® 450 Regulator BlowApart - [Low Resolution]
Monday, January 23, 2017
  1. Updated internal components.
Friday, August 24, 2018
  1. Updated layout.
Thursday, September 27, 2018
  1. Updated material color of the valve seat, balanced spacer and transfer pin.
455 Balanced Regulator BlowApart - [Low Resolution]
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
  1. Switched the 510-796 exhaust valve back to the 510-776.
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
  1. Removed "for the KM 97 Helmet" from the main description.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
  1. Updated the material on the balance spacer.
Friday, August 24, 2018
  1. Updated layout.
Thursday, May 9, 2019
  1. Updated location #10 from, "Order 205-020" to, "220-050SS" and updated the description to, "Inlet Valve, Stainless Steel Tube."
Copyright - [Low Resolution]
Friday, March 3, 2017
  1. Replaced raw text file with a PDF file.
Accessories - [Low Resolution]
Thursday, May 3, 2018
  1. Updated layout.
Bent Tube - [Low Resolution]
Friday, September 12, 2014
  1. Added bent tube procedures for the REX regulator.
Monday, March 2, 2015
  1. Updated with front stand offs.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
  1. Divided the module into three main sections based on regulator and updated the procedures.
Thursday, May 3, 2018
  1. Updated the layout and cross references due to splitting the INTRO module into four separate modules.
Oral Nasal Mask (350/450/455) - [Low Resolution]
Thursday, May 3, 2018
  1. Updated layout and diagram.
Hot Water Shroud - [Low Resolution]
Thursday, May 3, 2018
  1. Updated layout and removed references to specific torque specs.
BandMask Hood, Face Seal, Band Keepers and Head Harness - [Low Resolution]
Friday, September 8, 2017
  1. Added the Band Mask hood and molded face seal replacement and replacing a molded face seal sections. Added the updated hood and molded face seal sizing guide.
Thursday, May 3, 2018
  1. Updated layout.
Overpressure Relief Valve - [Low Resolution]
Thursday, May 3, 2018
  1. Updated layout and diagram.
Brass/Chromed Brass Side Block - [Low Resolution]
Monday, May 4, 2015
  1. Updated with front stand offs.
Friday, September 15, 2017
  1. Added free flow section.
Friday, December 29, 2017
  1. Added Air Train, Applying RTV Silicone KMB 28 section.
Thursday, May 3, 2018
  1. Updated the layout and cross references due to splitting the INTRO module into four separate modules.
Inspection and Maintenance - [Low Resolution]
Thursday, May 3, 2018
  1. Split introduction module into four separate modules.
Face Port, Port Retainer and Nose Block - [Low Resolution]
Friday, August 8, 2014
  1. Updated Loctite® use for stainless steel helmets only in section 1.1.4 Face Port and Port Retainer Replacement, step 5.
Friday, February 27, 2015
  1. Updated with front stand offs.
Thursday, May 3, 2018
  1. Update title, layout and diagram.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
  1. Removed the neoprene cement warning from section 1.2.1 Nose Block Assembly Removal.
Communications on SuperLite® 17B and 17C Helmets, KMB 18 and 28 BandMasks® - [Low Resolution]
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
  1. Updated wiring diagram.
Thursday, May 3, 2018
  1. Updated layout and diagrams.
Friday, January 18, 2019
  1. Added the earphone replacement section.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
  1. Corrected eye and hand protection icons in caution block, eye protection icon was incorrect and the hand protection icon was missing.
One Way Valve - [Low Resolution]
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
  1. Updated the diagram of the one way valve exploded view.
Monday, June 19, 2017
  1. Corrected the orientation of the adapter in the BlowApart image.
Thursday, May 3, 2018
  1. Updated layout.
Monday, June 11, 2018
  1. Added one way valve check sections.
Friday, March 8, 2019
  1. Updated text in step three of section 1.1.2 Reassembly of the One Way Valve to reflect correct order that the wiper and O-ring goes on.
General Preventative Maintenance - [Low Resolution]
Thursday, May 3, 2018
  1. Split introduction module into four separate modules.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
  1. Changed, "Do not use aerosol spray or lubricants." in section 1.2.2 to, "Do not use aerosol spray or lubricants on plastic parts." Removed duplicate sentence, "This can cause the port to fail unexpectedly and drowning could result" in warning in section 1.2.5 Thread Locker.
Description and Operational Specifications - [Low Resolution]
Thursday, May 3, 2018
  1. Split introduction module into four separate modules.
Monday, April 8, 2019
  1. Updated CE info from Directive 89/686/EEC to Regulation (EU) 2016/425. Removed the SuperFlow regulator diagram. Added in serial number locations.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
  1. Updated to include the 525-761 water shroud kit for the KM 97 in sections 1.4.3 Minimum Operating Temperature and 1.9.2 Hot Water Shroud (P/N 525-100) and Water Shroud (P/N 525-761). Corrected the Kirby Morgan phone number area code from (850) to (805) in section 1.3 Product Specifications and 1.6 Operational Specifications & Limitations. Updated the description of the water dump body from main exhaust body on page 10 in section 1.7 Helmet Features. Removed the sentence, "Unlike other Kirby Morgan helmets, no external restrictor is required" as this pertains to older A side blocks. Updated the amount of tools from four to five in 1.9.3 Special Regulator Tools for the SuperFlow® and the SuperFlow® 350 and added the regulator mount nut socket wrench.
Torque Specs & Supply Pressure Requirements - [Low Resolution]
Thursday, December 10, 2015
  1. Updated torque specs throughout and changed type of Loctite® required on several parts.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
  1. Updated torque specs throughout and changed type of Loctite® needed.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
  1. Updated the KM 57 location numbers and the 455 balanced regulator's P/N 530-099 Cover Retainer Screw torque.
Thursday, December 29, 2016
  1. Updated to accommodate the modularized BlowAparts.
Monday, April 24, 2017
  1. Updated the KM 47 locations due to its new modularity.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
  1. Updated to accommodate the newly modular KMB 18, 28, SL 17B and 27 BlowAparts.
Monday, August 14, 2017
  1. Added note 3, allowable deviation: ± 8%.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
  1. Updated communications BlowApart location numbers.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
  1. Added P/N 550-560 Adjustment Lock Nut, REX to REX torque specs.
Friday, November 3, 2017
  1. Updated torque specs for the port retainer adapter and screw.
Thursday, March 15, 2018
  1. Added P/N 550-116 Nose Block Guide to fiberglass helmets and BandMask and updated location numbers due to adding the P/N 550-577 nose block guide to stainless steel helmets.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
  1. Updated location numbers due to the removal of the P/N 550-076 inlet valve on the SuperFlow 350 BlowApart.
Thursday, December 20, 2018
  1. Updated location numbers due to the location change of the clamp and screw in both the SuperFlow and SuperFlow 350 BlowApart.
Friday, April 5, 2019
  1. Updated the 550-372 Regulator Mount Nut newton meter from 10 to 9. Added the 550-372 Regulator Mount Nut to the KM 77 torque tables. Changed, "Table 1" and, "Appendix 3 Table 3 SuperFlow® / SuperFlow® 350 Regulator High Pressure Regulated Source" to, "The corresponding low pressure supply table should be used whenever low pressure…" in the, "Supply Pressure Requirements & Tables" on page 4.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
  1. Changed the torque of P/N 530-050 from 35 to 20. Updated the note about, "All pipe thread fittings…"
General Information KMDSI Products - [Low Resolution]
Thursday, May 21, 2015
  1. Updated with current configurations of the MOD-1 and SuperMask and updated photos throughout module.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
  1. Updated with current configurations of the MOD-1 and SuperMask and updated photos throughout module.
Friday, October 14, 2016
  1. Updated CE information and EXO product photo.
Monday, October 24, 2016
  1. Updated CE information.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
  1. Added front cover page.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
  1. Added serial number and CE diagrams for the SuperFlow, SuperFlow 350 and 455 regulators. Updated the packaging procedures for Band Masks.
Friday, September 15, 2017
  1. Added free flow section.
Thursday, May 3, 2018
  1. Split introduction module into four separate modules.
Monday, April 1, 2019
  1. Removed CE certification from the SL 17B, KM 47 and 77 helmets.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
  1. Corrected the URL for the M-48 SuperMask in section 1.1 Introduction on page 9
455 Balanced Regulator - [Low Resolution]
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
  1. Added explanation regarding the two LP plugs in the 455 regulator body.
  2. Various grammatical corrections.
Friday, December 9, 2016
  1. Updated wrench size from 1" to 15/16" in step six in 1.1.5 455 Balanced Regulator Bias Adjustment Field Service with Demand Regulator on Helmet.
Friday, May 4, 2018
  1. Updated the layout and cross references due to splitting the INTRO module into four separate modules.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
  1. Updated step 26 in section 1.3 455 Balanced Regulator Bias Adjustment Field Service with Demand Regulator on Helmet.
Friday, April 5, 2019
  1. Updated references to 1.3.1 Removal of the Bent Tube Assembly on pages 5 and 13, which is the correct regulator model.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
  1. Updated the material of the 510-776 exhaust valve.
BandMask Tri-Valve Exhaust - [Low Resolution]
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
  1. Updated with correct parting line assembly instructions.
Thursday, May 3, 2018
  1. Corrected title from, "Band Mask" to "BandMask." Updated layout and diagrams.
Friday, April 5, 2019
  1. Removed extra call-out to the kidney plate in the diagram on page 4.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
  1. Updated the material of the 510-776 exhaust valve.
SuperFlow® 350 Regulator - [Low Resolution]
Monday, March 2, 2015
  1. Updated with front stand offs.
Friday, May 4, 2018
  1. Updated the layout, diagrams and cross references due to splitting the INTRO module into four separate modules.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
  1. Updated, "The SuperFlow® 350 regulator assembly" diagram to reflect the correct order of the clamp.
Friday, April 5, 2019
  1. Changed step 5 in 1.1.3 Post Dive Reassembly to:
  2. Place whisker clamps around the grooves in each of the two whiskers. Before doing the final tightening of the whisker clamps, make sure that the parting line on the bottom of the wings is lined up with the parting line on the main body. For the SL 27 helmet ONLY, make sure that the parting line on the bottom of the whisker wings is 5/16" behind the parting line on the main body.
  3. Changed step 21 in 1.7 Reassembly of the SuperFlow® 350 Demand Regulator to:
  4. Place whisker clamps around the grooves on each of the two whiskers. Before doing the final tightening of the whisker clamps, make sure that the parting line on the bottom of the wings is lined up with the parting line on the main body. For the SL 27 helmet ONLY, make sure that the parting line on the bottom of the whisker wings is 5/16" behind the parting line on the main body.
  5. Changed the caption in step 24 1.7 Reassembly of the SuperFlow® 350 Demand Regulator to:
  6. The port and starboard whiskers should align with the whisker covering the main body so that the parting lines are in alignment (except in the SL 27 helmet, where the parting lines on the bottom of the whiskers should be 5/16" behind the mold line on the main body). You can also make marks on the whiskers with a felt tip pen.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
  1. Updated the material of the 510-776 exhaust valve.