ASTM WK60738

    Revision of F903 - 17 Standard Test Method for Resistance of Materials Used in Protective Clothing to Penetration by Liquids

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    Active Standard: F903 - 18

    Developed by Subcommittee: F23.30 | Committee F23 | Contact Staff Manager



    barrier; chemical liquid barrier; closure; liquid barrier; penetration; protective clothing; seam;;


    New research confirms that the test results depend upon the type of screen used for this test. To improve test accuracy, a uniform screen design must be use. The proposed screen design (FIG. 10) contains an integrated PTFE gasket that will reduce false positive results caused by rough screen material damaging the test specimen. To provide a better seal closed-cell foam is recommended instead of PTFE string.

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    Lee Portnoff

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