Accession Number:

ADA128488

Title:

The Opening Pressures of Some Respirator Valves.

Descriptive Note:

Technical note,

Corporate Author:

DEFENCE RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT OTTAWA (ONTARIO)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1982-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

This paper describes an experiment to measure the opening pressures of two types of outlet valves in use in chemical warfare respirators. Their differences are assessed and a recommendation made concerning their suitability for use in CW respirators.

Subject Categories:

  • Pumps, Filters, Pipes, Tubing, Fittings and Valves
  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
  • Life Support Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE