ASTM F1494 - 13

    Standard Terminology Relating to Protective Clothing

    Active Standard ASTM F1494 | Developed by Subcommittee: F23.91

    Book of Standards Volume: 11.03


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This standard defines the specialized terms used in standards developed by Committee F23 on Protective Clothing.

    1.2 Definitions of Terms, which were drafted for use only in a single standard, are also included for convenient reference. Under ASTM rules they may become full definitions in the future, if they are used in additional standards.

    1.3 Additional terminology relevant to protective clothing and to the components of protective clothing can be found in Terminology D123, D1566, and D4805.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D123 Terminology Relating to Textiles

    D1566 Terminology Relating to Rubber

    D4805 Terminology for Plastics Standards

    F739 Test Method for Permeation of Liquids and Gases through Protective Clothing Materials under Conditions of Continuous Contact

    F955 Test Method for Evaluating Heat Transfer through Materials for Protective Clothing Upon Contact with Molten Substances

    F1001 Guide for Selection of Chemicals to Evaluate Protective Clothing Materials

    F1002 Performance Specification for Protective Clothing for Use by Workers Exposed to Specific Molten Substances and Related Thermal Hazards

    F1060 Test Method for Thermal Protective Performance of Materials for Protective Clothing for Hot Surface Contact

    F1154 Practices for Qualitatively Evaluating the Comfort, Fit, Function, and Durability of Protective Ensembles and Ensemble Components

    F1291 Test Method for Measuring the Thermal Insulation of Clothing Using a Heated Manikin

    F1358 Test Method for Effects of Flame Impingement on Materials Used in Protective Clothing Not Designated Primarily for Flame Resistance

    F1359 Test Method for Liquid Penetration Resistance of Protective Clothing or Protective Ensembles Under a Shower Spray While on a Mannequin

    F1383 Test Method for Permeation of Liquids and Gases through Protective Clothing Materials under Conditions of Intermittent Contact

    F1407 Test Method for Resistance of Chemical Protective Clothing Materials to Liquid Permeation--Permeation Cup Method

    F1414 Test Method for Measurement of Cut Resistance to Chain Saw in Lower Body (Legs) Protective Clothing

    F1449 Guide for Industrial Laundering of Flame, Thermal, and Arc Resistant Clothing

    F1458 Test Method for Measurement of Cut Resistance to Chain Saw of Foot Protective Devices

    F1461 Practice for Chemical Protective Clothing Program

    F1670 Test Method for Resistance of Materials Used in Protective Clothing to Penetration by Synthetic Blood

    F1671 Test Method for Resistance of Materials Used in Protective Clothing to Penetration by Blood-Borne Pathogens Using Phi-X174 Bacteriophage Penetration as a Test System

    F1731 Practice for Body Measurements and Sizing of Fire and Rescue Services Uniforms and Other Thermal Hazard Protective Clothing

    F1818 Specification for Foot Protection for Chain Saw Users


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.13 (Environment and health protection. Safety (Vocabularies)); 13.340.01 (Protective equipment in general)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 46181500(Safety apparel)


    DOI: 10.1520/F1494

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