Accession Number : AD0787161
Title : Accelerated Wear Tests to Lifejackets.
Descriptive Note : Rept. no. 1,
Corporate Author : COAST GUARD BALTIMORE MD FIELD TESTING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Personal Author(s) : Libby,E. L.
Report Date : 06 JUN 1946
Pagination or Media Count : 29
Abstract : Accelerated dry-wear tests of lifejackets showed that: (1) Treated drill envelopes had much better wear resisting qualities than Vinyl treated envelopes in winter weather at Curtis Bay, Maryland; (2) kapok filled pads retained their buoyant properties considerably better than cattail or milkweed filled pads.
Descriptors : *Life jackets, *Test methods, Wear resistance, Coast Guard, Vinyl plastics, Buoyancy
Subject Categories : Escape, Rescue and Survival
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE