Kirby Morgan

BULLETINS

2016 BULLETINS

5 of 2014 (UPDATED March 23, 2016)
Maintenance & Repair Bulletin

Subject:
Unauthorized “Painting” (resurfacing) Helmet Shells & KMB 18 Frames Serial Number Tampering

Products Affected:
All fiberglass helmets / KMB 18 BandMasks.

Bulletin 5 of 2014

1 of 2016
Change to Product Bulletin

Subject:
Change to configurations offered & Rebreather Description. “800 series” M-48 SuperMasks® & MOD-1 Full Face Masks now “805 series.”

Products Affected:
800-048 M-48 SuperMask®, with POD, No Regulator 800-050 M-48 SuperMask®, with POD & Regulator 800-150 M-48 MOD-1, with POD, No Regulator 800-151 M-48 MOD-1, with POD & Regulator

Bulletin 1 of 2016

2 of 2016
Change to Product Bulletin

Subject:
KMACS 5 Communicator Manufacturer Change to OTS

Products Affected:
400-046 Kirby Morgan Air Control System 5 (KMACS 5) 415-107 Communicator 425-099 Comm Conversion Kit for “No Comm” KMACS 5 415-030 Battery Charger *New P/N. See below

Bulletin 2 of 2016

3 of 2016
Change to Product Bulletin

Subject:
The 455 Stainless Steel, Balanced Regulator is Now Available as an Option from the Factory for the following Helmets & Band Masks

Products Affected:
500-050 & 051 KM 37 Helmets 500-040 & 041 SuperLite® 27® Helmets 500-600 & 599 SuperLite® 17C Helmets 500-028 & 029 KMB 28 Bandmasks® 500-025 & 026 KMB 18 Bandmasks®

Bulletin 3 of 2016

4 of 2016
Change to Product Bulletin

Subject:
Standardization of Microphones & Earphones

Products Affected:
500-010/011 SuperLite® 17A/B Helmet, 500-599/600 SuperLite® 17C Helmet, 500-025/026/028/029 Band Mask® 18/28.

Bulletin 4 of 2016

5 of 2016
New Product Bulletin

Subject:
P/N 525-757 Parts Upgrade Kit for 450 Regulator

Products Affected:
KM 57 Helmets 500-080/081, 505-560 SuperFlow® 450 Regulator, 525-763 & 525-766 Conversion Kits

Bulletin 5 of 2016

6 of 2016
Change to Product Bulletin

Subject:
560-540 Stainless Steel Side Block Body / Low Pressure Ports

Products Affected:
560-540 Stainless Steel Side Block Body, 505-732 Stainless Steel Side Block Assembly, KM 77 Helmets 500-090/-091, KM 37SS Helmet 500-100/-101, KM 97 Helmets 500-700/-701.

Bulletin 6 of 2016

7 of 2016
Change to Product Bulletin

Subject:
O-ring Kits & Overseas Spares Kits Are Now Obsolete O-rings From O-ring Kits Now In Soft Goods Kits Shipping Immediately

Products Affected:
525-019 O-ring Kit, SL 27, 37, 57, 17K, 525-301 O-ring Kit, SL 17B, 525-303 O-ring Kit, 18/28, 525-304 O-ring Kit, KM 97, 525-305 O-ring Kit, SL 17C, 525-306 O-ring Kit, KM 47, 525-307 O-ring Kit, KM 77, 525-308 O-ring Kit, 37SS

Bulletin 7 of 2016

8 of 2016
Change to Product Bulletin

Subject:
P/N 525-211 Sealed Pull Pin Overhaul Kit Now for Two Pins

Products Affected:
P/N 525-211 Sealed Pull Pin Overhaul Kit

Bulletin 8 of 2016

9 of 2016
Maintenance & Repair Bulletin

Subject:
Twenty Five Years is the Recommended Service Life for Fiberglass Shells, Frames & Yokes

Bulletin 9 of 2016

10 of 2016
Discontinuance Of Product Bulletin

Subject:
KM 57 Helmets P/N 500-080 and 500-081 Discontinued

Products Affected:
Kirby Morgan 57 Helmets, P/N 500-080 & 500-081

Bulletin 10 of 2016

11 of 2016
New Product Bulletin

Subject:
Soft Goods Overhaul Kits for Units with 455 Regulators

Products Affected:
KMB 18 and KMB 28 Band Masks with 455 regulators, SuperLite® 27 Helmet with 455 regulator, SuperLite® 17K Helmet with 455 regulator, SuperLite® 17C Helmet with 455 regulator, Kirby Morgan® 37 Helmet with 455 regulator, Kirby Morgan® 57 Helmet with 455 regulator

Bulletin 11 of 2016

12 of 2016
Maintenance & Repair Bulletin

Subject:
Update: Cleaning & Protection Products for “Rust & Rust Spots” on Stainless Steel Helmet Shells

Products Affected:
Kirby Morgan® 77 Helmet, Kirby Morgan® 37SS Helmet, Kirby Morgan® 97 Helmet

Bulletin 12 of 2016

13 of 2016
Discontinuance Of Product Bulletin

Subject:
P/N 320-015 Black EXO-26 Frame Discontinued

Products Affected:
300-026, 300-027, 300-028 EXO Mask, Original Model. (Discontinued 2003), 300-040, 300-041, 300-042 EXO Mask, Standard Model. (Discontinued 2001), 320-015 Black EXO-26 Frame

Bulletin 13 of 2016

14 of 2016
Maintenance & Repair Bulletin

Subject:
The Stability of Whisker Clamps

Products Affected:
All Kirby Morgan Helmets and BandMasks® with Tri or Quad Valve Exhaust Systems, excluding the KM 47 fiberglass helmet and the KM 77 stainless steel helmet.

Bulletin 14 of 2016

2015 BULLETINS

1 of 2015
Change to Product Bulletin

Subject:
510-522 Head Cushion (for 510-521 17B Head Cushion) bag material changed.

Products Affected:
510-522 Head Cushion Bags on 510-521 SL17A/B Head Cushions for inside SuperLite® 17A/B Helmets.

Bulletin 1 of 2015

2 of 2015
General Notice Bulletin

Subject:
An Overview of Kirby Morgan SCUBA Regulators Alone, or in SCUBA “Setups”, Paired with the First Stage Regulator.

Bulletin 2 of 2015

3 of 2015
New Product Bulletin

Subject:
The 525-765 455 Balanced Regulator Conversion Kit

Bulletin 3 of 2015

4 of 2015
New Product Bulletin

Subject:
525-769 Conversion Kit, 455 Regulator for KM 77 525-116 Front Standoff Kit 525-395 Conversion Kit, Rex Regulator for 37SS

Bulletin 4 of 2015

5 of 2015
Change to Product Bulletin

Subject:
550-232 Sleeves for the sealed pull pins now marked with groove, effective immediately

Products Affected:
550-232 Pull Pin Sleeve (sold in the 525-112 Sleeve Kits only. Two per kit). 525-112 Pull Pin Sleeve Kit

Bulletin 5 of 2015

6 of 2015
Maintenance & Repair Bulletin

Subject:

This bulletin is to serve as a reminder of an important difference in installation procedure between the port retainer screws for the fiberglass helmets verses those of the stainless steel helmets.

Bulletin 6 of 2015

7 of 2015
Maintenance & Repair Bulletin

Subject:
Effective immediately, 530-145 Locknuts no longer included with Kirby Morgan Band Mask® Hoods. 510-712 replaces 525-740.

Products Affected:
Standard (foam face seal) Hood Assemblies w/Locknuts: 525-740. Molded Face Seal Hood Assemblies P/Ns 525-730, 525-731, 525-732, 525-733, 525-734, 525-735, 525- 736, 525-737. Mask Spares Kit 18/28, 525-327. Overseas Spares Kit 18/28, 525-319.

Bulletin 7 of 2015

8 of 2015
Caution Bulletin

Subject:
— USE OF AFTER MARKET OR NON-GENUINE KIRBY MORGAN® PARTS

Bulletin 8 of 2015

9 of 2015
Change to Product Bulletin

Subject:
350-032 Main Tube is Replaced by 350-143 Main Tube

Products Affected:
350-032 Main tube, BR 505-278 REX® Regulator Assembly 305-040 Balanced Regulator Assembly, EXO-BR®.

Bulletin 9 of 2015

10 of 2015
Change to Product Bulletin

Subject:
Helmet & Band Mask® Regulators Now Packaged & Sold as “Kits”

Products Affected:
305-040 EXO BR Regulator 505-027 SuperFlow® “B” Regulator Assembly, 505-026 “A” Regulator Assembly, 505-069 350 (1″ tube). 505-278 REX Regulator Assembly.

Bulletin 10 of 2015

11 of 2015
Change to Product Bulletin

Subject:
The 455 Regulator Will Be Available As An Option October 2015 From The Factory, For The SuperLite® 27® Helmet.

Products Affected:
500-040 & 500-041 SL 27® Helmets.

Bulletin 11 of 2015

12 of 2015
Caution Bulletin

Subject:
Misuse/Abuse of Technician Training Certificates

Products Affected:
All Kirby Morgan® Products

Bulletin 12 of 2015

13 of 2015
Caution Bulletin

Subject:
Notice of False Training Certificates

Products Affected:
All Kirby Morgan® Products

Bulletin 13 of 2015

2014 BULLETINS

1 of 2014
Caution Bulletin

Subject:
Unauthorized Sellers / Buyer Beware!

Bulletin 1 of 2014

2 of 2014
New Product Bulletin

Subject:
Balanced 2nd Stage SCUBA Regulator

Products Affected:
800-151 M48 MOD 1 Mask with Regulator 800-050 M48 SuperMask® with Regulator

Bulletin 2 of 2014

3 of 2014
New Product Bulletin

Subject:
Maintenance Manuals in New Modular Format on USB Flash Drive

Products Affected:
All Kirby Morgan Helmets & BandMasks®

Bulletin 3 of 2014

4 of 2014
Maintenance & Repair Bulletin

Subject:
Cleaning And Brightening Stainless Steel Shells

Products Affected:
Stainless Steel Helmet Shells (P/N 560-517) and Pods (P/Ns 560-556, -516).

Bulletin 4 of 2014

5 of 2014
Maintenance & Repair Bulletin

Subject:
Unauthorized “Painting” (resurfacing) Helmet Shells & KMB 18 Frames

Products Affected:
All fiberglass helmets / KMB 18 BandMasks.

Bulletin 5 of 2014

6 of 2014
Change to Product Bulletin

Subject:
M48 Full Face Masks without Pods now Ship with Straps & Strap Keepers

Products Affected:
Masks affected: 805-010C (clear sides) M48 SuperMask, Mask Only(No Pod). 805-010 (black sides) M48 SuperMask, Mask Only(No Pod). 805-175 M48 MOD 1 Mask, Mask Only, (No Pod).

Bulletin 6 of 2014

7 of 2014
Change to Product Bulletin

Subject:
510-690 Oral Nasal Mask replaces 510-747 Oral Nasal Mask, SuperLite® 27® Helmet only

Products Affected:
SuperLite® 27® Helmet P/Ns 500-040, 500-041. 525-333 SL 27® Helmet Spares Kit, 525-341 SL 27® Overseas Spares Kit.

Bulletin 7 of 2014

8 of 2014
New Product Bulletin

Subject:
New Kits, Part Numbers 225-120, 525-304, 525-328, 525-364, 525-370, 525-630 and 525-767

Bulletin 8 of 2014

9 of 2014
Caution Bulletin

Subject:
Regarding Second Stages Used with M-48 SuperMask® (P/N 800-048) and M-48 MOD 1 (P/N 800-150)

Bulletin 9 of 2014

10 of 2014
Change to Product Bulletin

Subject:
560-517 Stainless Steel Shells now with “Auxiliary Port”

Products Affected:
KM 77 Helmets, KM 37SS Helmets, KM 97 Helmets: part numbers 500-090, 500-091, 500-100, 500-101, 500-700, 500-701

Bulletin 10 0f 2014

11 of 2014
Change to Product Bulletin

Subject:
SL 17A/B Head Cushion, P/N 510-521. Material Improved. 525-745 Head Cushion Foam Spacer now ships with SL 17B Helmets

Products Affected:
500-010, 500-011 SuperLite® 17B Helmets, 500-117 MK 21 Helmet. 510-521 SL 17A/B Head Cushions, 510-522 Head Cushion Bag Only, 525-317 SL 17A/B Helmet Spares Kit, 525-325 SL 17A/B Overseas Spares Kit, 525-345 MK-21 Helmet Spares Kit.

Bulletin 11 of 2014

12 of 2014
Change to Product Bulletin

Subject:
540-039 Front Stand Offs (×2 per helmet) added to Kirby Morgan Helmets

Products Affected:
All Kirby Morgan Helmets except the SuperLite 17B. 560-074 Bottom Ring, 560-517 Stainless Steel Helmet Shell, All shells with Bottom Ring Assemblies: 505-105, 505-106, 505-107, 505-108, 505-162.

Bulletin 12 of 2014

13 of 2014
Change to Product Bulletin

Subject:
Air Train Stand Off Material & Part Number Change. 545-066 Stand Off Replaces 545-065 Metal Stand Off. 545-065 is NOW OBSOLETE

Products Affected:
KMB 28 Band Mask® Air Train Stand Offs only. Mask P/Ns 500-028 KMB 28 Band Mask® w/Posts, 500-029 KMB 28 Band Mask® w/MWP.

Bulletin 13 of 2014

14 of 2014
Change to Product Bulletin

Subject:
Hard Copy Manuals No Longer Available. USB Flash Drive Manuals now ship with, and are available on our website for All Product Manuals (Modular Format).

Products Affected:
KMACS-5 and EXO® BR.

Bulletin 14 of 2014

2013 BULLETINS

1 of 2013
New Product Bulletin

Subject:
Head Cushion Foam Kit P/N 525-746

Bulletin 1 of 2013

2 of 2013
Maintenance & Repair Bulletin

Subject:
Re. 505-110 Sealed Pull Pins- standard on all Kirby Morgan helmets except the SL 17B & MK 21

Products Affected:
Kirby Morgan helmets except the SL 17B & MK 21.

Bulletin 2 of 2013

3 of 2013
Maintenance & Repair Bulletin

Subject:
MK 21 Shell conversions POLICY/ Fiberglass Shell and Frame Service Life Recommendation

Products Affected:
MK 21 shells (520-067) on requests to be converted into SL 17A/B shells (520-065).

Bulletin 3 of 2013

4 of 2013
Change to Product Bulletin

Subject:
Chin Strap Assembly, 505-111 Lengthened

Products Affected:
Helmets affected: SuperLite® 17B, 17C, 27®, KM 37, KM37NS, KM 47, KM 57, KM 77, KM 37SS. Parts affected: 505-111 Chin Strap Assembly (not sold separately*). *Sold as: 505-748 Chin Strap Assembly with snaps, SS (order for stainless steel helmets). 525-716 Chin Strap Assembly Kit (order for fiberglass helmets). All the following Neck Ring Assemblies: 505-090, 505-093, 505-094, 505-095, 505-097, 505-100, 505- 104, 505-117, 505-118, 505-119, 505-120.

Bulletin 4 of 2013

5 of 2013
New Product Bulletin

Subject:
Kirby Morgan® 97 Helmet, P/N 500-700 and 500-701

Bulletin 5 of 2013

2012 BULLETINS

1 of 2012
New Product Bulletin

Subject:
M-48 Mod 1 Mask, P/N 800-150 and 800-151

Products Affected:
(No change to these part numbers).

Bulletin 1 of 2012

2 of 2012
New Product Bulletin

Subject:
New Face Seal & Hood, and Bronze Band Screw P/N 530-097

Products Affected:
KMB-Band Masks® 18 and 28 (P/N: 500-025, 500-026, 500-028, and 500-029)

Bulletin 2 of 2012

3 of 2012
Discontinuance of Product Bulletin

Subject:
Discontinuance of P/N 300-902 EXO-26 (EXO-BR) Mask Bag

Bulletin 3 of 2012

 

4 of 2012
New Product Bulletin

Subject:
New Head Cushion (p/n 510-754), Improved Head Cushion Foam Spacer Kit (HCFS, p/n 525-745) and Improved Chin Cushion (p/n 510-683)

Products Affected:
Kirby Morgan dive helmets SL-17C, SL-27, KM-37, KM-47, KM-57, KM-77, and KM-37SS.

Bulletin 4 of 2012

5 of 2012
Change to Product Bulletin

Subject:
Washer P/N 530-556 Added to Kit P/N 525-717 KM 37, 47, 57 and 17K Brackets Kit

Bulletin 5 of 2012

6 of 2012
Change to Product Bulletin

Subject:
P/N 560-300 Zinc Whisker Anodes and P/N 560-304 Zinc Sleeve Anode Installed on All Stainless Steel Helmets

Products Affected:
P/Ns 500-090/091 KM 77 helmets and P/Ns 500-100/101 KM 37SS helmets

Bulletin 6 of 2012

7 of 2012
New Product Bulletin

Subject:
Pull Pin Sleeve Kit P/N 525-112

Bulletin 7 of 2012
APPENDIX A2.1 Overhaul, Maintenance, And Inspection Checklist
APPENDIX A2.1 Overhaul, Maintenance, And Inspection Checklist
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A2.3 Helmet and EGS Daily Set Up (Sept. 2016)
A2.3 Helmet and EGS Daily Set Up (Sept. 2016)
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Appendix A2.3 Helmet and EGS Daily Set Up
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