# How heavy is a Scott Air Pak?

Air capacity = 45 cubic feet (1,280 L) for a 30-minute air supply (1274 liters) d. Weight = 11 pounds (5.0 kg) e.Click to see full answer. Also asked, how much air is in a SCBA bottle?There are three pressure options available: high-pressure SCBA cylinders that are pressurized to either 4,500 or 5,500 pounds per square inch (PSI), medium-pressure cylinders that are pressurized to 3,000 PSI and low-pressure cylinders that are pressurized to 2,216 PSI.Also, what are air packs? noun. an apparatus consisting of a face mask connected to a portable air supply, as an air tank that can be strapped to one’s back, used especially by firefighters and search teams in areas of smoke, poisonous fumes, intense heat, etc. Subsequently, question is, how long does a Scott air pack last? A Closer Look: Scott Safety 5.5 Air-Pak SCBA. The new 5.5, or 5500 psi, cylinder is now in production and some fire departments are in the process of buying and even using the newer cylinders. The cylinders come in four time-rated sizes: 30 minute, 45 minute, 60 minute and 75 minute.How is SCBA duration calculated?The duration of the cylinder can be calculated with this formula: volume (in liters) * pressure (in bars) / 40 – 10 in minutes (the 10 is subtracted to provide a safety margin), so a 6-liter cylinder, of 300bar, is 6 X 300 / 40 – 10 = 35 minutes working duration.