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Commercial Diving Equipment & Hyperbaric Chambers Manufacturers

Commercial Diving Equipment and Hyperbaric Chambers

SMP are firmly established as one of the worlds leading manufacturers and suppliers of commercial diving equipment. We manufacture hyperbaric chambers, saturation diving systems, diver hot water machines and diver launch and recovery systems. We also supply commercial diving equipment including Kirby Morgan diving helmets, Coltri breathing air compressors, Cortland surface supplied diving umbilicals, underwater camera systems, Birns underwater lighting, Stanley hydraulic underwater tools and underwater NDT equipment.

SMP Submarine Rescue System Shipped to Vietnam

SMP Ltd have designed and built a bespoke IMCA (DO18) compliant 32 Man Submarine Rescue System. The system has design approval and has been witness tested from Lloyds Register of Shipping.

The system comprises of 2 identical decompression chambers built into 30ft ISO containers. Each container will have integrated control panels, medical quality hydrocarbon free air storage and a fire suppression system. One other 20ft ISO container has been provided, this acts as a machinery and life support container.

The Submarine Rescue System has been built on time and is now on its way to the client in Vietnam.
Submarine Rescue System at SMP Factory in Preston 2015

James Ellison Hyperbaric Recovery

SMP Ltd design and manufacture a wide range of Hyperbaric Chambers and Oxygen Therapy equipment for use by divers, sports people and medical treatments. On the video below, James Ellison (British Superbike Rider) attributes part of his remarkably quick recovery from a broken femur to using a Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Chamber at SMP Ltd in Preston. Phil Connolly, managing director of SMP Ltd also talks about the benefits of chambers like this for private medical institutions and sports injury clinics.

Busy Start to 2015

SMP Factory in Preston 2015We are enjoying a great start to 2015 at our factory just outside Preston, Lancashire. We have a range of Launch and Recovery Systems, Diver Decompression Chambers and Machinery Containers all in production. We are also designing and manufacturing new IMCA approved Diving Panels.

Our premises are also having a reorganisation and upgrade to maximise efficiency of our manufacturing processes. Take a look at our online catalogue to see some of the products we manufacture.

Contact Us for bespoke quotes on all your commercial diving requirements.

Commercial Diving Equipment: Featured Products

A selection of commercial diving equipment from our vast range of products is given below. We work closely with all of the major diving equipment suppliers to provide the best quality diving products at competitive prices.


Commercial Diving Helmets
Kirby-Morgan-37SS-Stainless-Steel-Commercial-Diving-Helmet The Kirby Morgan 37SS Commercial Diving Helmet  features an all stainless steel shell, as well as a stainless sideblock, commercial helmet ring, bent tube, handle, and other key components.
Underwater Tools
Stanley-Hydraulic-Underwater-Chainsaws-CS06- Stanley Hydraulic Underwater Chainsaws CS06 offer the commercial diver the highest power-to-weight ratio of any underwater chain saw on the market today.
Hyperbaric Chambers
HBOTECH-Multi-Person-Hyperbaric-Chamber-Single-Compartment- Our HBOTech range of modern, state-of-the-art hyperbaric oxygen chambers (HBO) are capable of all medical Oxygen treatments and provide maximum comfort to patients and operators.
Launch & Recovery Systems
SMP-Twin-Basket-Diver-Launch-And-Recovery-System-(LARS) SMP’s Dual Basket Launch And Recovery System has been specifically designed to give a compact operating footprint to minimise the deck space required on board a vessel or barge.
Diving Umbilicals
Surface-Demand-Diving-Umbilicals--Diver-Umbilicals SMP has many years experience supplying tailor-made divers diving umbilicals for both Surface Demand and Bell Excursion applications. 
Coltri Compressors
Coltri-MCH-16/ETS-Super-Silent-Evo-Breathing-Air-Compressor The Coltri MCH 16/ETS Super Silent Evo Breathing Air Compressor is super silent in its operation yet still manages to achieve an impressive fill rate of 265 litres per minute which equates to 9CFM.
Dive Panels
Kirby-Morgan-2-Diver-Commercial-/-Rescue-Diver-Air-Control-System-5 The Kirby Morgan 2 Diver Commercial/Rescue Diver Air Control System 5 is a lightweight, portable air control box for use in surface supplied air diving operations.
Underwater Camera Systems
C-Vision-Solo--C-Tecnics-Portable-one-diver-video-system- A portable one diver video system with 150+ hours of hard disk recording. The C-Vision Solo is a video system suitable for both inshore + offshore diving operations. The system allows video monitoring + recording in one easy to operate unit

Hyperbaric Chambers - Diver Decompression Chambers

SMP Standard 60inch Hyperbaric Chamber - Diver Decompression Chamber DDC

We specialise in the design, manufacture and installation of hyperbaric chambers. We supply diver decompression chambers for the offshore industry aswell as onshore hyperbaric oxygen therapy chambers (HBOT) for the medical industry. All of our diving chambers are designed to meet and exceed IMCA standards for offshore use and are CE approved.


View our range of hyperbaric chambers and hyperbaric chamber accessories.

Coltri Breathing Air Compressors

Coltri Breathing Air Compressors

We supply a wide range of Coltri breathing air compressors. We offer both low pressure and high pressure compressors with petrol, diesel or electric motors. We also offer a range of Nitrox compressors capable of pumping upto 40% nitrox.

View our range of Coltri air compressors.

In addition we stock a full range of Coltri compressor spares, compressor service kits and Coltri compressor accessories.

Saturation Diving Systems

Saturation Diving Systems

SMP manufacture Saturation Diving Systems for the commercial diving industry. All of our saturation diving systems are Lloyds approved and meet IMCA D 024 for DESIGN for saturation (bell) diving systems.

SMP have recently designed, manufactured and installed a compact saturation diving system for the Spanish coastguard. Our in-house CAD design team were able to design the system to fit around the layout of the clients vessel and specification. Our attention to detail and bespoke approach ensures that our clients have a system that meets their expectations.

SMP Supply Worldwide Commercial Diving Contractors

International Marine Contractors Association
Association of Diving Contractors

SMP are members of IMCA (International Marine Contractors Association) and ADC (Association of Diving Contractors). We supply commercial diving equipment to commercial diving contractors throughout the UK, Europe and throughout the rest of the World.

IMCA - International Marine Contractors Association

Association of Diving Contractors


Pat Murphy

Tue 20th October 2015

It is with great sadness that we announce that Pat Murphy, one of our longest serving employees, pa
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SMP Apprentices achieve success
SMP LTD apprentices

Mon 10th August 2015

SMP LTD congratulate their apprentices on passing their exams for the academic year 2014/2015 and we
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SMP Stock Update - April 2015

Tue 14th April 2015

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Easter Opening Times

Thu 2nd April 2015

We are closed for Easter from 5pm on Thursday April 2nd on reopening at 9am on Tuesday April 7th.For
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SMP Apprentice meets David Cameron

Tue 17th March 2015

Matthew Thompson, a Electrical Engineering Apprentice at Submarine Manufacturing and Products (SMP
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Submarine Manufacturing and Products Ltd
Submarine Manufacturing and Products Ltd
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