Performance of Protective Clothing: Issues and Priorities for the 21st Century: Seventh Volume

    Nelson CN, Henry NW
    Published: 2000

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    40 international papers address emerging technologies and issues in six areas:

    • New developments in protective clothing materials and finishes,

    • Predication of performance or useful lifetime of protective clothing,

    • Thermal protective assessment as determined by bench and manikin techniques,

    • Barrier properties of protective clothing materials against biological hazards,

    • The effect of use factors such as compression on protective properties,

    • Heat stress and comfort in thermal protective clothing.

    These issues will influence worker safety beyond the year 2000 and also reflect broader concerns such as the need for continued international development of standards and the importance of protective clothing to defending against chemical, biological and radiological warfare.

    Table of Contents

    New Heat Protective Garments with Phase Change Material
    Pause B.

    Methods for Determining the Thermodynamic Character of Sun Protective Clothing and UV-Protective Chemical Treatments for Clothing
    Cobbs C.

    Measuring the Thermal Energy Stored in Firefighter Protective Clothing
    Barker R., Behnke W., Bender M., Guerth C.

    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
    Dever M., Mueller T., Schneider J., Womac A.

    ANSI/ISEA Draft 103 - A Modern Success Story for ASTM
    Carroll T.

    Testing the Cut and Puncture Resistance of Firefighter Safety Shoes
    Daigle R., Lara J., Massé S., Turcot D.

    Comfort and Barrier Effectiveness of Microporous Films and Laminates
    Barker R., Brown J., Deaton A., McCord M.

    Revising the Definition of Satisfactory Performance for Chemical Protection for Agricultural Workers
    Laing R., McQueen R., Niven B., Webster J.

    Development of Methods to Evaluate the Useful Lifetime of Firefighters' Protective Clothing
    Hadjisophocleous G., Torvi D.

    Development of an Online Direct Method for Assessing the Barrier Effectiveness of Fabrics to Particle Penetration: Preliminary Studies with Aerosolized Crystalline Silica Particles
    Hartsky M., Reed K., Warheit D.

    Assessments of the Barrier Effectiveness of Protective Clothing Fabrics to Aerosols of Chrysotile Asbestos Fibers.
    Hartsky M., Reed K., Warheit D.

    Protective Textile Particulate Penetration Screening
    Barker R., Lisk B., McCord M., Shalev I., Tucker P.

    Investigation of a New Hand Function Test Aimed at Discriminating Multi-layer Glove Dexterity
    Dodgen C., Gohlke D., Stull J., Williams M.

    A Comparison of ASTM F 1670 and F 1819 Standards for Measuring the Barrier Properties of Protective Clothing Using Synthetic Blood
    Johnson P., McCullough E., Shim H.

    Polyurethane Membranes for Surgical Gown Applications
    Obendorf S., Ukpabi P.

    Manikin Testing of Protective Clothing — A Survey
    Zimmerli T.

    Assessment of Radiant Heat Protection of Firefighters' Jackets with a Manikin
    Bolli W., Rossi R.

    Predicting the Impact of a Design Change From Modern to Modified Modern Firefighting Uniforms on Burn Injuries Using Manikin Fire Tests
    Barker R., Bender M., Kelly K., Prezant D.

    Static and Dynamic Insulation Values for Cold Weather Protective Clothing
    Kim C., McCullough E.

    Retention of Aspergillus Niger Spores on Textiles
    Dart B., Obendorf S.

    Pesticide Residue Distribution on Protective Clothing Fabrics as Determined by SEM Micrographs and Their Image Analyses
    Kim C., Lea S., Lombardi J., Taylor S.

    Effects of Abrasion on Liquid Barrier Properties of Selected Nonwoven Fabrics
    Chen L., Cloud R.

    The Relationship Between Porosity and Barrier Effectiveness of Some Shell Fabrics Used in Protective Apparel
    Barker R., Birla K., McCord M.

    Comparative Thermal Insulative Performance of Reinforced Knee Areas of Firefighter Protective Clothing
    Stull J.

    Trichlorethylene Vapor Adsorption by Nonwovens that Contain Activated Carbon
    Davis W., Dever M., Tu D.

    Protective Clothing and Application Control for Pesticide Applicators in India: A Field Study
    Nomula R., Patel B., Shaw A.

    Reduction of Terbufos and Tefluthrin Contamination in Glove Materials by Laundering
    Guo C., Shelley M., Stahr H., Stone J.

    History of Chemical Permeation Test Cells
    Henry N.

    Volumetric and Swelling Techniques for Studying the Permeation of Protective Gloves to Solvents
    Banh T., Desnoyers J., Lara J., Pelletier L., Perron G.

    A Study of Geometry Effects on Testing Single Layer Fabrics for Thermal Protection
    Ackerman M., Bitner E., Crown B., Dale J., Hess D., Tucker R.

    Sensitive Procedures for Determining the Permeation Resistance of Chlorinated Polyethylene Against Liquid Propellants
    Waller J., Williams J.

    Liquid Penetration Pressures for Fabrics Tested in Compression
    Barker R., Deaton A., McCord M.

    Moisture Effects on Isobutylene-Isoprene Copolymer-Based Composite Barrier: II. Static Mechanical Properties
    Hahn H., Lee B., Wilusz E., Yang T.

    Liquid Breakthrough in Fabrics: Effects of Fiber Content and Surfactant Concentration
    Dai G., Raheel M.

    Field Evaluation of Protective Clothing Effects on Fire Fighter Physiology: Predictive Capability of Total Heat Loss Test
    Duffy R., Stull J.

    Thermal Protective Performance and Comfort of Wildland Firefighter Clothing: The Transport Properties of Multilayer Fabric Systems
    Pan N., Sun G., Yoo H.

    Effect of Measured Heat Loss through Turnout Materials on Firefighter Comfort and Heat Stress. Part I: Performance in a Mild Environment
    Barker R., Miszko T., Myhre L., Prahsarn C., Scruggs B., Shalev I.

    Effect of Measured Heat Loss through Turnout Materials on Firefighter Comfort and Heat Stress. Part II: Performance in a Warm Environment
    Barker R., Miszko T., Myhre L., Prahsarn C., Scruggs B., Shalev I.

    Evaluation of Standard and Prototype Protective Garments for Wildland Firefighters
    Anderson E., Kangas A., Rucker M.

    The Effect of Moisture on Firefighter Protective Clothing Thermal Insulation: A Review of Industry Research
    Stull J.

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: F23

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1386-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5434-6

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-2869-9

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