PREPRODUCTION PROTOTYPE PACKAGE VENTILATION KIT, SECOND STRUCTURAL AND HUMAN FACTORS TEST
GENERAL AMERICAN TRANSPORTATION CORP NILES IL GENERAL AMERICAN RESEARCH DIV
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A portable ventilation system, designed for fallout shelters, was manually operated continuously for two weeks. The Package Ventilation Kit PVK evaluated included a Fan Assembly plus two Drive Modules. A previous test had disclosed some mechanical weaknesses that were subsequently changed. The modified PVK functioned without any failures therefore, Specification MIL-V- 40645, Package Ventilation Kit, 20-Inch Fan, Modular Drive Civil Defense, was issued 16 August 1965. Minor improvements to this specification are recommended.
- Air Conditioning, Heating, Lighting and Ventilating
- Structural Engineering and Building Technology
- Civil Defense