ASTM WK59903

    New Test Method for Measuring Thermal Resistance of Camping Mattresses Using Guarded Hotplate Apparatus

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    WK59903

    1. Scope

    The test method covers the measurement of the thermal resistance of camping mattress in conditions of steady-state heat transfer, using a two-plate guarded hotplate apparatus under confined clamping force, which is imposed upon and the inflating pressure from within the specimen mattresses.


    Keywords

    R-value; thermal resistance; camping mattress; sleeping pads; sleeping mats; guarded hotplate apparatus

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    07-21-2017

    Technical Contact:
    Xiaoan Shen

    Item:
    008

    Ballot:
    F08 (18-04)

    Status:
    Ballot Item Approved as F3340-2018 and Pending Publication