Kirby Morgan Diving Helmet Maintenance and Repair Courses

Did you know that Submarine Manufacturing and Products LTD are one of only two companies in the UK authorised to offer training courses for the range of Kirby Morgan commercial diving helmets and bandmasks? The Two Day Kirby Morgan Hat Courses run by Submarine Manufacturing will be for up to four technicians.

The course is designed and intended to instruct commercial divers, tenders and technicians how to perform routine maintenance, inspections and repair of Kirby Morgan Helmets and Band Masks.

A Kirby Morgan Training Course at SMP

Once trained you would be able to perform repairs on your own equipment and equipment belonging to the company you work for, as well as other diving employees of the company. The training brings the technician into the specialised Kirby Morgan Dive Systems Inc (KMDSI)/Dive Lab program allowing for advice and assistance in all equipment problems and issues. All technicians receive KMDSI technical updates and bulletins, as well as newsletters.

Please Note:
The KMDSI Technician Course allows the student to repair only his equipment or the equipment of divers in his company it does not allow the Technician to do repairs for profit. ONLY KMDSI DEALERS CAN PERFORM REPAIRS FOR PROFIT.

• Introduction to the current Kirby Morgan range and brief history of the products
• Kirby Morgan helmets and full face masks differences and similarities
• Overhaul and inspection of SL-17A/B, 17C, KM-27 and KM-37
• Overhaul and inspection of KMB 18/28 bandmasks
• Operating instructions
• Planned/preventive/corrective maintenance

The technicians will be continually assessed throughout the course. A practical and written multiple choice test will be given to ensure that the technicians have fully understood and retained content of the course.

On successful completion of the course the technicians will issued with a certificate by Submarine Manufacturing & Products Ltd endorsed by Dive Lab Inc. The certificate will be valid for three years for the individual’s own equipment or while maintaining company equipment.

• August 11th – 12th
• September 15th – 16th
• October 13th – 14th
• November 10th – 11th
• December 15th – 16th

Courses will be conducted at our main office near Preston, Lancashire and are limited to a maximum of 4 attendees and places are offered on a first come basis, call
+44 (0) 1772 687775 for course availability and prices.

Featured Kirby Morgan Products

As an authorised dealer of Kirby Morgan products we keep in stock a wide range of Kirby Morgan Commercial Diving helmets and bandmasks as well as official Kirby Morgan spares, accessories and replacement parts.

Kirby Morgan Superlite 27 Commercial Diving Helmet

The Kirby Morgan SuperLite 27 is the product of years of research and testing. Its design gives the working diver a reliable, and extremely comfortable helmet.

Kirby Morgan 18 and 28 Bandmasks

The fully tested and certified, the Kirby Morgan 18B and Kirby Morgan 28B Band Masks may be used by commercial divers in mixed gas commercial diving as well as shallow water commercial diving.

Kirby Morgan Service Kits and Spares

Full Service and Spares Kits are available for all leading Kirby Morgan models of helmets and bandmasks.

Can’t find the right part?

If you can’t find the part you are looking for please call +44(0)1772 687775 for advice, availability and pricing

Our customer care is available 5 days a week.

Mon – Fri:
9am – 5pm
Sat – Sun: Closed

You may also contact us at any time with an email

Commercial Diving Equipment – In Stock April 2015

Here is a small selection of the Commercial Diving Equipment that we currently have available. For our full range please take a look at our website

Please email or telephone +44 (0)1772 687775 for a quotation on all your commercial diving needs from branded products to bespoke manufactured items all at competitive prices.

60″ Standard SMP Hyperbaric Chamber
In Stock: 1

72 inch / 1.8 Mtr Twin Lock DDC C/W Medical Lock
In Stock: 1

SMP Prothermic Underwater Cutting Rods
In Stock: 103 Boxes

Barracuda Gold Underwater Wet Welding Electrodes
In Stock: 52

Fibrolite Diving Umbilical: 3 CoreIn Stock: 300m + Fibrolite Diving Umbilical: Pneumo Gas, Comms & Mini TVIn Stock: 350m +

Kirby Morgan 37 Commercial Diving Helmet 

In Stock: 5

Kirby Morgan SuperLite 27 Commercial Diving Helmet
In Stock: 1

Kirby Morgan 28 Band Mask

In Stock: 1

Tescom Regulator 3/4″ NPT F Brass 172 Bar Outlet
Model No: 44-1315-2122-056 
In Stock: 5

Tescom High Flow Pressure Reducing Regulator
Model No: 44-4012E28-002

In Stock: 2

RH2 Regulator 3/8″ Port Valved
Model No: NA20101/02

In Stock: 3

PressurVak II (no 1st stage regulator or mic)
In Stock: 6

Scott Duo Seal Mask
(no 1st stage or regulator)

In Stock: 4

Hyperflow CO2 Scrubber (24 Volt)
In Stock: 3

SMP Chamber Radio

In Stock: 10

2 Diver HP/LP Panel with Radio in Pelicase
In Stock: 1

OTS SSB-2010 Diver Transceiver
In Stock: 3

Hot Water Machine Pump
CRNE1-23-HS-P-GI-E-HQQE 3X400V 50/60Hzl
In Stock: 2

Depth Gauge 0-70 msw
In Stock: 21

Depth Gauge 0-100 msw
In Stock: 69

CO2000 Portable Gas Analyser Rechargeable
In Stock: 1

SMP has lots more Commercial Diving Equipment available in stock for immediate delivery

Whatever your requirements give us a call.

+44 (0)1772 687775

Commercial Diving Equipment in Stock – October 2014

In this blog we are showcasing some of the commercial diving equipment we have in stock and available for despatch.

Please contact us today for prices, availability and international delivery options on all these products and all your other commercial diving requirements.

Tel: +44(0)1772 687775// //

Underwater Cutting Equipment

We also have in stock a wide range of underwater cutting equipment including cutting rods, cutting rigs, breakers and Broco torches.

The SMP prothermic cutting rods can be used both underwater and on the surface and can be used on the following types of materials – steel, cast iron, stainless steel, non-ferrous metals, concrete, rock, rope and wood.

Our underwater cutting rods have been tried, tested and approved by leading commercial diving contractors around the world. You will find the cutting rods very cost effective with 100 rods per box as opposed to 80 from our closest competitor.

SMP Prothermic Cutting Rods
Box of 100 rods
Rod size:
18″ x 3/8″

Surface Demand Diving Umbilicals

We supply Fibrolite and Fibroline 3 or 4 core diving umbilicals with various end fittings and electrical terminations to suit your specific requirements. The diving umbilical will be manufactured to your specified length up to 200 metres.

2 Diver HP/LP Lightweight Compact Panel in Pelicase

This is our best selling diving panel; the 2 diver panel in pelicase is compact, robust, portable and lightweight. Ideal for inshore and civil diving operations.

We have a wide range of other diving panels available for both inshore and offshore use. Contact us for advice on the best panel for your needs.

Weight: 36kg
Dimensions (W x H x D): 80cm x 54cm x 32cm

Other Commercial Diving Equipment Available Now

SMP 2 Diver Radio


Kirby Morgan 37 w/MWP Comms

SMP 30 CFM LP Diesel Compressor

Kirby Morgan 37 Stainless Steel

OTS Guardian Full Face Mask

Kirby Morgan Superlite 27 w/MWP

If you cannot see what you are looking for please take a look at our website:- or

Contact our UK based Sales Team
Tel: +44 (0) 1772 687775

Commercial diving equipment in Production – September 2014

The manufacturing and design team at SMP are busy working on new projects as well as building equipment for stock.

After lots of demand from customers, we made the decision to stock some of our most popular manufactured products to speed up our delivery times to our customers. These products can be supplied as is or configured to customer specification.

Please contact us today for prices, availability and delivery options on all these products.
Tel: +44(0)1772 687775

1.8m (72 inch) Deck Decompression Chamber (DDC)

3 in Production

Chamber comes with CE approval and has the following specification:
Depth Rating: 100 Metres
Design Code: PD5500
Certification: Lloyds Design Approval built under survey
Working Pressure: 10 Bar
Length: 4330 mm
Width: 2061 mm
Height: 2126 mm
Weight: 3875 kgs
Viewports: 1 x Entry Lock and 2 x Main Lock


1.5m (60 inch) Deck Decompression Chamber (DDC)

2 in Production

These chambers can be supplied as a stand alone chamber or in a shipping container designed to customer specification.

The chamber comes with CE approval and will be issued with Lloyd’s Certification Package.

Single Diver Launch and Recovery System (LARS)

1 in Production

SMPs Single Basket LARS has been specifically designed to give a compact operating footprint to minimise the deck space required on board a vessel or barge. Emphasis has been placed on ease of mobilisation and demobilisation, so that these costs are kept to a minimum.

Other Stock Available Now

Coltri Compressor MCH6/SH

2 in Stock


Kirby Morgan 37 w/MWP Comms

3 in Stock

Coltri Compressor MCH16/DY Tech

2 in Stock

Kirby Morgan 37 Stainless Steel

4 in stock

Coltri Compressor MCH6/EM Compact

2 in Stock

Kirby Morgan Superlite 27 w/MWP

1 in Stock

If you cannot see what you are looking for please take a look at our website:- or

Contact our UK based Sales Team
Tel: +44 (0) 1772 687775

Saturation Diving Equipment Sale

We are currently offering for sale the component products that together will build a complete 300 metre Saturation Diving System.

By purchasing the full system there will be a significant saving over the price of the individual component items.

Included in the package are: -

SH104847 – Self Propelled (12 man) Hyperbaric Lifeboat (SPHL) & Launch System
SH104845 – 3 Man Diving Bell (4.7m³) rated to 300 metres
SH104841 – 300 metre Twin Lock Sat Chamber (6 man) Main Lock & TUP Entry Lock
SH104842 – 300 metre Single Lock Sat Chamber (4 man)
SH104857 – Bell Handling System with PLC Control Cabin and 300msw Sat Chamber

Please contact us today for prices and delivery options on our Saturation Diving System.
Tel: +44(0)1772 687775 /

SMP Summer 2014 Update

What a year so far here at SMP. Thank you all for your continued support and custom.

We have seen record levels of in-house manufactured items leaving the doors including our new IMCA approved Launch and Recovery Systems, Containerised DDCs & Hot Water Machines, as well as increased sales for Diving Helmets, Bandmasks and Underwater Tools.

For more details about our product range either download our 2014 product brochure or view our products online.


We’ve also had a clearance of some of our second hand stock in order to make room for some new developments at our premises in Lancashire, UK. Some second hand stock still available but going quick. See what stock is still available here & make us an offer.

Why SMP?

SMP Ltd has the skills and capability to design, build and deliver the best quality commercial diving and hyperbaric equipment worldwide. Our growing product range has been tried and tested by many industry leaders, with all our in-house manufactured products designed to meet IMCA and ADC standards and as a result are exported worldwide to more than 85 countries.

We guarantee the highest degree of safety and product quality throughout the production processes, which is certified to meet the requirements of ISO 9001 and we have an environmental management system to meet the requirements of ISO 14001:


Our Sales Team and Technical Advisors from our UK office are available to offer any advice or help. Please call +44 (0)1772 687775 Mon – Fri (9am – 5pm). Alternatively email and we will get back to you.

Please also keep in touch with us on Social Networks and join our 1000′s of followers, where you will be first to hear of any new product launches, events, job vacancies, special offers and insider information from the world of commercial diving.

Diving Control Panels in Stock – SMP Newsletter June 2014


SMP Twin Basket Hydraulic Diver Launch & Recovery System

SMP supply a wide range of subsea solutions including diving control panels to support surface supplied diving operations. The range of panels that we manufacture can support diving operations for between 1 and 3 divers on a variety of different gasses including Air, Mixed Gas & Nitrox.




More Info

2 Diver HP/LP Lightweight Compact Panel in Pelicase

This panel features high quality fittings, larger 6” pneumo gauges housed in a compact lightweight and durable Pelicase.

2 in stock

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2 Diver HP/LP Panel with Diver Radio in Pelicase

Our latest, compact HP/LP 2 diver air diving panel with inbuilt 2 diver communications radio with larger 6” pneumo gauges in Pelicase.

2 in stock

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2 Diver HP/LP Panel in Pelicase

Over the years the original SMP 2 diver panel has been one of the best selling panels that we offer. This panel is often used with our scuba replacement packages (SRP).

3 in stock

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3 Diver HP/LP Panel c/w Gas Analysis (O2) in Aluminium Wall Case

A popular panel which we include with many of our containerised dive systems, this panel includes integrated O2 gas analysis with high/low alarms.

1 in stock

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All our panels are supplied fully calibrated and certified for use. For added support for our customers, we can also offer panel servicing and gauge recalibration and recertification services.

For more information on any of the panels listed above please call our sales team on +44 (0)1772 687775.

Alternatively email


November 2012 – Commercial Diving Equipment Stock Update

We have recently updated our commercial diving equipment stock list.  This list includes both new and used items.

To view the list of commercial diving equipment click here.

To view our latest press release regarding this stock avaiability click here.

If you are interested in any of these items please contact our sales team for more info on +44 (0)1772 687775 or email


72inch (1800mm) Diameter Twin-lock Diver Decompression Chamber in Stock

SMP have a newly painted 1800mm twin-lock diver decompression chamber in stock.  The chamber has just returned from painting.  After lots of demand from customers, we made the decision to stock one of these chambers to speed up our delivery times to our customers.  The chamber can be supplied as a stand alone chamber, or in a shipping container designed to customer specification.  Finally the chamber can be supplied as is.

Chamber comes with CE approval and has the following specification:

  • Depth Rating: 100 Metres
  • Design Code: PD5500
  • Certification: Lloyds Design Approval built under survey
  • Working Pressure: 10 Bar
  • Length: 4330 mm
  • Width: 2061 mm
  • Height: 2126 mm
  • Weight: 3875 kgs
  • Viewports: 1 x Entry Lock and 2 x Main Lock

For more information on this chamber please contact our sales team on
+44 (0)1772 687775.  Alternatively you can email

Click here to download our latest newsletter featuring this chamber 

August 2012 Commercial Diving Equipment Newsletter

We have released the latest version of our commercial diving equipment newsletter.

Spanish Diving Bell

Spanish Diving Bell

To view this newsletter click here: August 2012 Commercial Diving Equipment Newsletter