STP1544

    Performance of Protective Clothing and Equipment: 9th Volume, Emerging Issues and Technologies

    Shepherd Angie

    Pages: 417

    Published: 2012

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    Twenty-two peer-reviewed papers cover the latest information on the performance of protective clothing for government and industrial workers, first responders, and civilians.

    Topics cover:
    • Evaluation of Fire-resistant Clothing Using an Instrumented Mannequin
    • Assessing User Needs and Perceptions of Firefighter PPE
    • Interlaboratory Study of ASTM F2731, Measuring the Transmitted and Stored Energy of Firefighter Protective Clothing Systems
    • NDT Methods to Assess the Level of Damage to Firefighters’ Protective Clothing
    • Protective Clothing for Pesticide Operators
    • Puncture Resistance of Protective Gloves to Needles


    Table of Contents

    Field Analysis of Arc-Flash Incidents and the Related PPE Protective Performance
    Doan D., Hoagland E., Neal T.

    Evaluation of Fire-resistant Clothing Using an Instrumented Mannequin: A Comparison of Exposure Test Conditions Set With a Cylinder Form or Mannequin Form
    Ackerman M., Crown E., Dale J., Paskaluk S.

    Translation between Heat Loss Measured Using Guarded Sweating Hot Plate, Sweating Manikin, and Physiologically Assessed Heat Stress of Firefighter Turnout Ensembles
    Barker R., Deaton A., Ross K.

    Analysis of Physical and Thermal Comfort Properties of Chemical Protective Clothing
    Duncan S., Song G., Wen S.

    Chemical Protection Garment Redesign for Military Use by the Laboratory for Engineered Human Protecton Years 2005–2011
    Brady J., Frumkin S., Hirsch S., Hultzapple K., Proodian S., Venafro J., Winterhalter C.

    Evaluation of Thermal Comfort of Fabrics Using a Controlled-Environment Chamber
    Hirsch S., Kane S., Pierce J., Venafro J., Winterhalter C.

    Effects of Overgarment Moisture Vapor Transmission Rate on Human Thermal Comfort
    Cardello A., Endrusick T., Lesher L., Truong Q., Winterhalter C.

    Assessing User Needs and Perceptions of Firefighter PPE
    Ashdown S., Barker J., Boorady L., Esponnette B., Lee Y., Lin S.

    Developing a Thermal Sensor for Use in the Fingers of the PyroHands Fire Test System
    Barker R., Deaton A., Hummel A., Lyons K., Morton-Aslanis J.

    Interlaboratory Study of ASTM F2731, Standard Test Method for Measuring the Transmitted and Stored Energy of Firefighter Protective Clothing Systems
    Barker R., Deaton A., Deuser L., Shepherd A.

    Non-destructive Test Methods to Assess the Level of Damage to Firefighters' Protective Clothing
    Rezazadeh M., Torvi D.

    Dual-mode Analytical Permeation System for Precise Evaluation of Porous and Nonporous Chemical Protective Materials
    Cai Z., Farwell S., MacTaggart D., Smith P.

    Factors Influencing the Uptake Rate of Passive Adsorbent Dosimeters Used in the Man-in-Simulant-Test
    Barker R., Beck K., Deaton S., Ormond R., Thompson D.

    Destructive Adsorption for Enhanced Chemical Protection
    Obendorf S., Spero E.

    Protective Clothing for Pesticide Operators: The Past, Present, and Proposed Plans
    Shaw A.

    Garment Specifications and Mock-ups for Protection from Steam and Hot Water
    Crown E., Olsen S., Strickfaden M., Yu S.

    Development of a Test Apparatus/Method and Material Specifications for Protection from Steam under Pressure
    Ackerman M., Batcheller J., Crown E., Dale J., Gonzalez J., Murtaza G.

    Apparatus for Use in Evaluating Protection from Low Pressure Hot Water Jets
    Ackerman M., Crown E., Jalbani S., Song G., van Keulen M.

    Analysis of Test Parameters and Criteria for Characterizing and Comparing Puncture Resistance of Protective Gloves to Needles
    Darveau O., Gauvin C., Lara J., Robin C.

    Characterization of the Resistance of Protective Gloves to Pointed Blades
    Azaiez M., Dolez P., Vu-Khanh T.

    Methods for Measuring the Grip Performance of Structural Firefighting Gloves
    Barker R., Deaton A., Ross K., Watkins J.

    A New Test Method to Characterize the Grip Adhesion of Protective Glove Materials
    Airoldi A., Dolez P., Gauvin C., Lara J., Proulx-Croteau S.

    Author and Subject Index


    Committee: F23

    Paper ID: STP1544-EB

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1544-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-7562-4

    ISBN-PRINT: 978-0-8031-7530-3

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