Accession Number:

ADP012416

Title:

Fire Fighter Garment with Non Textile Insulation

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GORE (W L) GMBH PUTZBRUNN (GERMANY)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2002-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

A waterproof barrier combined with heat stable stable spacers creates the thermal insulating air buffer. Fire fighting suits with the new insulation system fullfill thermal protection according EN 366 and EN 367 and are successful in thermo-man test of DuPont. A controlled wear trial in a climatic chamber showed a higher physiological performance of the new system compared to traditional ones GORE-TEXregistered and leather with non woven insulation.

Subject Categories:

  • Protective Equipment
  • Textiles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE