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ASTM Selected Technical Papers

Performance of Protective Clothing: Sixth Volume

By
JO Stull
JO Stull
1
International Personnel Protection, Inc.
?
Austin, TX
;
symposium cochairman and coeditor
.
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AD Schwope
AD Schwope
2
Arthur D. Little, Inc.
?
Cambridge, MA
;
symposium cochairman and coeditor
.
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ISBN-10:
0-8031-2402-3
ISBN:
978-0-8031-2402-8
No. of Pages:
368
Publisher:
ASTM International
Publication date:
1997
Description

Offers the most current information and latest technological advances on the subject of protective clothing evaluation and use. A wide spectrum of experts in the field have presented 28 peer-reviewed papers ranging from testing the integrity of fabrics to withstand numerous hazards to fitting considerations for pregnant women. The following comprehensive topics are discussed:

• Materials development and testing in such areas as thermal protection, physical hazards and dangerous biological exposure

• Innovative performance evaluation methods and current test procedure reassessment

• Testing and performance of entire items of industrial protective clothing in a variety of work environments

• Combining the human factor with the challenge of defining and producing protective clothing that is both comfortable and efficient.

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