Accession Number:

AD0632963

Title:

PREPRODUCTION PROTOTYPE PACKAGE VENTILATION KIT, SECOND STRUCTURAL AND HUMAN FACTORS TEST

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

GENERAL AMERICAN TRANSPORTATION CORP NILES IL GENERAL AMERICAN RESEARCH DIV

Report Date:

1965-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

96.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Air Conditioning, Heating, Lighting and Ventilating
  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology
  • Civil Defense

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE