Accession Number:

ADA066544

Title:

Field Evaluation of Experimental Crash-Crew Firefighter's Facepiece.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Oct 76-Sep 77,

Corporate Author:

NAVY CLOTHING AND TEXTILE RESEARCH FACILITY NATICK MASS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

47.0

Abstract:

The Navy Clothing and Textile Research Facility NCTRF under the sponsorship of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Develoment Office CEEDO, Detachment 1 ADTC, Tyndall Air Force Base, conducted a field evaluation of an Abcite-over-coated experimental crash-crew firefighters gold facepiece to determine if the experimental facepiece was more durable than the standard item. Laboratory results had previously shown the experimental facepiece to have at least 10 times better abrasion resistance than the standard. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE