Accession Number : AD0787154

Title :   Accelerated Wear Test to Lifejackets.

Descriptive Note : Rept. no. 3,

Corporate Author : COAST GUARD BALTIMORE MD FIELD TESTING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Libby,E. L.

Report Date : 01 OCT 1946

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : The report compares the loss in buoyancy of lifejackets containing specially treated asbestos filled pads with those containing Fiberglas filled pads following accelerated wear in the Lucas Machine. In the discussion, a comparison is drawn with results obtained on Kapok filled pads.

Descriptors :   *Life jackets, *Test methods, Wear resistance, Asbestos, Coast Guard, Buoyancy, Fiberglass

Subject Categories : Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE