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as of 04/16/14

 

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IN STOCK

as of 04/16/14

 

RETAIL

PRICE LISTS

Current

DESCO, CBE,

& Viking price lists.

 

DESCO HELMETS

All current production DESCO helmets

 

DESCO MASKS

Commercial and Pool Cleaning Masks

Light Duty Diving Outfit

 

FITTINGS TOOLS

& ACCESSORIES

 

COMMUNICATIONS

DESCO Two Diver Telephone and available communications options

 

DRYSUITS

Third party dry suits

sold by DESCO

 

DEEPSEA B-2 HELMET

Composite Beat Engel Demand Helmet

 


Product

Support 

 

SAFETY

Update 11-22-12 

 

CONTAMINATED WATER DIVING

 

DIVING REGULATIONS

 

DOWNLOADS

 

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Product warnings and

cautionary notes

 


General Diving Equipment

 Information

 

SURFACE SUPPLIED DIVING

What gear it takes to dive.

 

HELMET CONSTRUCTION

What goes into making a diving helmet

 

HELMET IDENTIFICATION

Real or Replica?

 

HELMET DETAILS

Features of the various helmet models

 


 Company

History

 

COMPANY HISTORY

How DESCO started

 

DESCO PEOPLE

Those who built DESCO

 


Historical

Product Information

 

DESCO PRODUCT HISTORY

General product history. Catalogs, significant orders, etc.

 

OLD EQUIPMENT

Discontinued

DESCO Products

 

MIXED GAS & REBREATHERS

DESCO A, B, C Rebreathers Recirculating Helmets 

 

DESCO SPORTING GOODS

SCUBA Lungs, Water Skis, and Miscellaneous Water Sports Products


Galleries

 

MEDIA

Magazine or News

articles related to diving.

Links to online diving videos.

 

GALLERY 1

DESCO company photos

and photos from our archives

 

GALLERY 2

Commercial Diving Photos supplied by customers

 

GALLERY 3

Classic equipment &

hobby diving photos

 

GALLERY 4

Photos of helmets from

other manufacturers

 

GALLERY 5

Photos of equipment in museums

 

GALLERY 6

Photos from some of

our repair projects

 

GALLERY 7

DESCO Historical Item Collection

 

GALLERY 8

Miscellaneous Photos, Old diver and/or equipment photos

 

 

 

 

                                                   

 

 

 

Welcome to the information and history website of

 

DESCO CORPORATION

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Since 1937

 

       

 

 

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If you are looking for the DESCO e-commerce website:

www.divedesco.com

 

Specific product information and pricing can be obtained there.

 

 


About descocorp.com

 

DESCO created this website to perform three functions:

 

1. To provide timely news, product information, and technical support to our dealers and customers.

 

2. To act in a support role for our e-commerce website www.divedesco.com

 

3. To provide information and education about commercial diving and our company to the general public. Topics include DESCO company and product history, diving news, and diving history & technology.

 

If you have questions about DESCO products or services please see the bottom of this page contact information.

 


 

Latest updates to this website:

 

It can be vexing to go to a website you enjoy visiting only to scroll through and find no new content. We will post significant updates below so you will know ahead of time if there is something new to see. Development of this website is an ongoing process. Not all updates will be announced below. Some content changes to individual pages will occur on an irregular but routine basis as new information becomes available or specific information requests are made. It is advisable to check pages of particular interest occasionally for new information.

 

04/16/14: (1)The IN STOCK page has been updated. (2)The NEWS page has been updated. The episode of How It's Made with the diving helmet segment is now airing on the Science Channel.

 

03/14/14: Photos of a Heinke 3 light helmet sent to us by P. K. Chandran have been posted on

the GALLERY 4 page.

 

03/06/14: (1) The IN STOCK page has been updated. (2)The LINKS page was updated. Due to our website admin slacking off we were remiss in not getting a link to David Dekker's DiveScrap.com photo website on the links page till now.

 

02/25/14: The IN STOCK page has been updated.

 

02/13/14: The NEWS page has been updated. Viking Drysuits can now be ordered on divedesco.com. All of DESCO's execpc.com e-mail addresses will close down on March 4th. Any e-mail sent to these addresses after 03/04/14 will get a mailer daemon failure notice and we won't receive them.

 

01/30/14: The IN STOCK page has been updated.

 

01/22/14: We have updated the IN STOCK page. A polished Mark V Helmet is now in stock.

 

01/14/14: We have posted the 2014 Commercial and Specialty price lists on the RETAIL PRICE LISTS page. Since there was not going to be a general pricing revision to start 2014 the only changes are the addition of a new classic helmet model, the Lightweight Commercial Helmet to the Commercial Price List, and a few new items to the Specialty Price List.

 

01/03/14: Welcome to 2014. We hope everyone had a happy and safe holiday season.

 

(1) Ric decided we will not be doing a new annual pricelist at this time. The last revision of the 2013 pricelist will remain valid until further notice.

 

(2) We were notified that several of the links on our LINKS page were broken. The page has been gone over and bad links were repaired or removed.

 

(3) The IN STOCK page has been updated.

 


 

DESCO is a sponsor of the Historical Diving Society USA

 

               

DESCO is an associate member of the Association of Diving Contractors

           

 


 

You can contact us at:

 

DESCO Corporation

240 N. Milwaukee Street

Milwaukee, WI 53202

Phone: 414-272-2371 (Monday to Friday 6am - 2pm Central Time)  

FAX:  414-272-2373

 

sales@divedesco.com   

 

 

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To contact the website administrator e-mail to: bill@divedesco.com

 

 

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