Alternate Materials Evaluation for XM 29 Gas Mask
Final rept. Mar 1979-Mar 1980
ILC DOVER FREDERICA DE
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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.
- Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
- Protective Equipment