Accession Number : AD0163856

Title :   Camouflaged Article and Method of Producing Same.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Ramsley,Alvin O. ; Walwood,John T.

Report Date : 24 OCT 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The patent concerns a method of camouflaging dyeable materials against daylight or nighttime detection. This involves dyeing the material with a dye composition producing a desired shade in the visible range of the spectrum and fluorescence in the near infrared range from 0.70 to 0.90 micron wavelength, and over-printing the dyed material with lines of a printing compositon containing an energy absorbent pigment, such as carbon.

Descriptors :   (*CAMOUFLAGE, *PATENTS), (*TEXTILES, CAMOUFLAGE), (*ARMY PERSONNEL, CLOTHING), DYES, ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS, SPECTRUM SIGNATURES, VISIBILITY, FLUORESCENCE

Subject Categories : Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
      Textiles
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE