Hydrospace Simulator Facility for Materials Testing.
NAVY CLOTHING AND TEXTILE RESEARCH UNIT NATICK MASS
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The Navy Clothing and Textile Research Unit NCTRU developed a hydrospace simulator facility for testing material properties at sea depths to 1,000 FSW. The facility contains three testers to study material thickness, stretch-flex, and thermal conductance properties from normal ambient pressures to 1,000 FSW. The equipment complex also integrates the gas control and instrumentation hardware, testers, and pressure chamber equipment necessary for studying the material properties outlined. The material properties which can be studied with theis facility are of significant importance in the development andor screening of materials suitable for deep sea swimmers suits. Author
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
- Protective Equipment