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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2020
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7694-2
... clothing firefighting durability NIR spectroscopy thermal aging abrasion ultraviolet radiation 40 PERFORMANCE OF PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT: 11TH VOLUME STP 1624, 2020 / available online at www.astm.org / doi: 10.1520/STP162420190085 Christopher J. Bespflug,1 David A. Torvi,1 Scott D. Noble...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2020
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7694-2
.... heat stress protective clothing weight comfort firefighter 176 PERFORMANCE OF PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT: 11TH VOLUME STP 1624, 2020 / available online at www.astm.org / doi: 10.1520/STP162420190083 Meredith McQuerry,1 Margaret Morrissey,2 Jacob Kisiolek,3 Stephanie Gipson,4 and Michael...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2020
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7694-2
... with the collected human data. protective clothing firefighters heat strain total heat loss thermal manikins evaporative resistance 222 PERFORMANCE OF PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT: 11TH VOLUME STP 1624, 2020 / available online at www.astm.org / doi: 10.1520/STP162420190077 A. Shawn Deaton,1 Kyle...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2019
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7673-7
... into the next generation of instrumented manikins and test forms. manikins fire retardant (FR) testing hand test form head test form fire simulations protective clothing 3D printing anthropometric additive manufacturing HOMELAND SECURITY AND PUBLIC SAFETY: RESEARCH, APPLICATIONS, AND STANDARDS...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2012
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7530-3
..., and these sensations increased over time. However, at 29.2°C, perceived comfort differences among MVTR levels were either not significant or not associated with MVTR level. moisture vapor transmission rate thermoregulatory responses sensory comfort semi-permeable membrane protective clothing Performance...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2012
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7530-3
... This paper describes an interlaboratory study conducted using ASTM F2731, Standard Test Method for Measuring the Transmitted and Stored Energy of Firefighter Protective Clothing Systems. Five replications of six different composites representative of firefighting turnout gear materials were...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2012
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7530-3
... Destructive adsorption was studied as a mechanism to provide enhanced chemical protection for traditional textiles. A test procedure for chemical protective clothing fabrics using low volume contamination was used to focus on chemical protection by the mechanism of adsorption. Conventional woven...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2012
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7530-3
..., and proposed future plans. The historical perspective includes information on United States pesticide regulations; pesticide safety/stewardship programs; and protective clothing studies and standards. The current scenario provides information on PPE regulation and the challenges it poses in the selection...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3488-6
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3488-1
.... thermal manikin sweating evaporative resistance clothing insulation protective clothing Journal of ASTM International, April 2005, Vol. 2, No. 4 Paper ID JAI12109 Availableonline at www.astm.org M a r k G. M. Richards I a n d Elizabeth .4. McCullough 2 Revised Interlaboratory Study of Sweating...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3488-6
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3488-1
... The clothing that serves to protect a fire fighter in the line of duty experiences a wide range of exposures. Specifications for turnout gear focus primarily on pre-use performance. There is no standard for the performance of in-use fire fighter protective clothing. This paper outlines...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3488-6
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3488-1
... The aim of this work is to investigate the intrinsic parameters that control the puncture resistance of materials used in protective clothing. The effect of various probe geometries and sample holder sizes on puncture tests results were investigated. Medical needles of different diameters...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3488-6
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3488-1
... Different methods of predicting skin burns during bench top and full-scale tests of protective clothing are compared. A skin heat transfer and burn prediction model is also used to determine the effects of thermal properties of skin and blood flow rates on first, second, and third degree skin...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3451-7
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3451-5
... Current test methods used for quantifying the thermal performance of fire fighters' protective clothing are not providing information needed to understand why fire fighters are being burned. Many of the thermal exposures where fire fighters receive serious burn injuries are much lower than those...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2869-X
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2869-9
...) protective apparel protective clothing protective fabric Maureen Dever,1Thomas C. Mueller, 2John F. Schneider,3 and Alvin R. Womac4 Simulate Field Spraying Conditions and Its Use in Comparing the Barrier Resistance of Fabrics to Liquid Sprays of Atrazine in Capillary and Pressure Penetration Tests...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2869-X
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2869-9
... many types of PPE (i.e., eyeware and ANSI Z87.1), a void exists when considering chemical protective clothing. The Industrial Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), through their Safety Wearing Apparel Group (SWAG), is filling this void by developing a comprehensive performance based standard which...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2869-X
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2869-9
... ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standard 13997 “ Protective Clothing — Mechanical Properties — Determination of Resistance to Cutting by Sharp Objects ” is intended to be used to evaluate the cut resistance of any kind of nonmetallic material used in protective devices...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2869-X
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2869-9
... protective clothing microporous films laminates Marian G. McCord, 1Jessica Z. Brown,2 A. Shawn Deaton, ~and Roger L. Barker ~ Comfort and Barrier Effectiveness of Microporous Films and Laminates Reference: McCord, M. G., Brown, J. Z., Deaton, A. S., and Barker, R. L., "Comfort and Barrier Effectiveness...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2869-X
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2869-9
... The National Research Council of Canada has begun a research project to develop improved methods to evaluate the useful lifetime of protective clothing for firefighters. As part of the project, guidelines for the retirement of firefighters' protective clothing are being developed, which can...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2869-X
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2869-9
... differentiates performance of protective clothing materials to chrysotile fiber penetration and that flashspun polyethylene fabrics provide greater resistance to asbestos fiber penetration when compared to several different spc fabrics available from several manufacturers. barrier effectiveness...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2869-X
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2869-9
... For the measurement of general and protective properties of clothing materials a lot of tests exist. There are, however, many characteristics of protective clothing, which cannot be assessed by material measurements because they depend on the manufacturing of the complete clothing. Therefore...