Accession Number:

ADA101301

Title:

Alternate Materials Evaluation for XM 29 Gas Mask

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Mar 1979-Mar 1980

Corporate Author:

ILC DOVER FREDERICA DE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

112.0

Abstract:

This report covers the evaluation of polyurethane elastomers for use as a lens in the XM-29 Gas Masks. The physical and chemical properties of several commercially available polyurethane resins and adhesives are presented. Thermoplastic polyethers showed the most promise among the polyurethanes investigated, and an EponVersamid adhesive showed the most promise among adhesives tested.

Subject Categories:

  • Plastics
  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
  • Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE