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New Protective Clothing and Equipment Compilation Available from ASTM International

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STP 1544, Performance of Protective Clothing and Equipment: 9th Volume, Emerging Issues and Technologies, is a new compilation available from ASTM International. 

The book includes 22 peer-reviewed papers that 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, Standard Test Method for 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; and
• Puncture resistance of protective gloves to needles.

STP 1544, Performance of Protective Clothing and Equipment: 9th Volume, Emerging Issues and Technologies, is available for $118 USD in print  (435 pages; 6” x 9” soft cover; ISBN: 978-0-8031-7530-3; Stock #: STP1544) or as an e-book (ISBN: 978-0-8031-7562-4; Stock #: STP1544-EB).

To purchase ASTM publications, search by stock number on the ASTM Web site (www.astm.org), or contact ASTM Customer Relations (phone: 877-909-ASTM; sales@astm.org).

ASTM Staff Contact:
Marsha Firman, Phone: 610-832-9612; mfirman@astm.org       

Release #9283


January 22, 2013

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