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    Performance of Protective Clothing: Fifth Volume

    Johnson JS, Mansdorf SZ
    Published: 1996

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    This fully-illustrated publication addresses a wide range of technical areas. 37 peer-reviewed papers are presented in the following sections:

    • Physical Test Methods for Protective Clothing and Components

    • Chemical and Biological Test Method Development and Applications

    • Protective Clothing Issues Relating to Pesticides

    • Protective Clothing Testing and Evaluation

    • Protective Clothing Program Management

    • Protective Clothing Standards and Regulations

    • Thermal Test Method Development and Applications.

    For safety directors, industrial hygienists, health physicists, occupational physicians, occupational nurses, fire fighters, fire chiefs, emergency medical technicians.Also for chemists (research and teachers), chemical technicians, medical technicians, and environmental professionals and technicians.

    Table of Contents

    Specification of Motorcyclists' Protective Clothing Designed to Reduce Road Surface Impact Injuries

    A New Test Method to Evaluate the Cut Resistance of Glove Materials

    Comparison of Two Methods to Evaluate the Resistance of Protective Gloves to Cutting by Sharp Blades

    Testing of Protective Clothing for Motorcyclists: Validation of Laboratory Tests by Accident Studies.

    Belt Abrader Impact Abrasion Testing of Leathers and Fabrics Used in Motorcycle Riders' Clothing.

    Factors Influencing the Performance of Chain Saw Leg Protective Devices and Its Measurement

    A New Test Method to Measure Triboelectric Static Charge Generation on Protective Clothing Materials

    Evaluation of Health Care Workers' Apparel Using Microbiological Methods

    A Review of the ASTM F 1001 Battery of Chemicals and Its Effect on the Chemical Protective Clothing Industry

    A Novel Method for Quantification of Surgical Gown Permeability

    Humidity Considerations for Protective Fabric Evaluation

    A Test Method for Measuring Liquid Penetration Through Fibrous Materials

    Effects of Biaxial Tensile Strain on Hydrocarbon Permeability of Butyl Rubber Composite Barriers

    Determination of Pesticide Levels as the Result of Cross-Contamination During Laundering

    Reproducibility of Pesticide Spray Penetration Tests with the UNCG-Clemson Spray Box

    Solid-State Transition of Pesticide from Protective Clothing to Skin

    Barrier Efficiency of Protective Clothing for Atrazine Production Workers

    Chlorpyrifos Decontamination Procedures for Clothing and Equipment

    Clothing Contamination Resulting from Greenhouse Spraying of Pesticides

    Estimated Costs of Home Laundering Pesticide Contaminated Reusable Clothing

    A Sweating and Moving Arm for the Measurement of Thermal Insulation and Water Vapour Resistance of Clothing

    Influence of Humidity on the Radiant, Convective and Contact Heat Transmission Through Protective Clothing Materials

    A Nondestructive Inspection Method to Determine Fatigue in Chemical Protective Suit and Shelter Materials

    Evaluation of Candidate Glove Liners for Reduction of Skin Maceration in Chemical Protective Gloves

    Methods for Assessing Protective Clothing Effects on Worker Mobility

    Evaluating the Comfort Performance of Fabrics for Nuclear Protective Apparel

    Protective Textile Barrier Systems and Their Comfort

    Evaluation of Clothing Heat Transfer by Dry and Sweating Manikin Measurements

    Functional Fit Evaluation to Determine Optimal Ease Requirements in Chemical Protective Gloves

    The Need for Research on Human Factors Regarding Personal Protective Devices in the Cold Environment

    Physiological Comparison of Fire Fighter Turnout Suits with and without a Microporous Membrane in the Heat

    Development of a Combination Thermal and Chemical Protective Ensemble for U.S. Navy Fire Fighting Applications

    Decontamination of Fluoropolymer Barrier-Based Chemical Protective Clothing

    Evaluating the Effectiveness of Different Laundering Approaches for Decontaminating Structural Fire Fighting Protective Clothing

    Concurrent Engineering in the Design of Protective Clothing: Interfacing with Equipment Design

    Comfort or Protection: The Clothing Dilemma

    Implementation of the New ASTM F1461 Practice for a Chemical Protective Program

    Injury Analysis: The Key to Improved Effectiveness of Protective Clothing

    CEN and ISO Standards for Protective Clothing Against Heat and Fire

    Developing and Applying a Material Specification for NASA's Propellant Handlers Ensemble

    European and International Standards for Protective Clothing and Their Influence on Manufacturing, Trade and Use

    Protective Clothing and Equipment Performance Requirements for Fire Service Urban Search and Rescue Teams

    The Effect of Nomex®/Kevlar® Fiber Blend Ratio and Fabric Height on Fabric Performance in Static and Dynamic TPP Tests

    A Sensitivity Study of a Variable-Property Skin Burn Model Considering the Variability of Water Content

    The Design of a Surface Heat Flux Transducer for Use in Fabric Thermal Protection Testing

    Flammability and Thermal Protection Testing of Long Underwear for Navy and Marine Corps Aircrew Use

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: F23

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1237-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5317-2

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1987-1