Accession Number : AD0857789

Title :   Component Development Test for Glove Shells, Leather, Contoured, Wing Thumb.

Descriptive Note : Final letter rept. 24 Feb-15 May 64.

Corporate Author : QUARTERMASTER RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING FIELD EVALUATION AGENCY FORT LEE VA

Report Date : 18 JUN 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : This Component Development Test was conducted in two separate wear phases. The first phase of the test was concerned only with subjective evaluations of the comparative fit, comfort and dexterity characteristics of the standard and experimental leather glove shells when worn both with and without wool glove inserts on the Dexterity Section of the FEA Handwear Testing Course. The second phase of the test was concerned with an evaluation of the comparative durability of the standard and experimental leather glove shells when worn with wool glove inserts on the Durability Section of the FEA Handwear Testing Course.

Descriptors :   *GLOVES, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, PSYCHOMOTOR TESTS, LEATHER, TEST EQUIPMENT, SMALL ARMS, WOOLEN TEXTILES, VISUAL INSPECTION, FAILURE(MECHANICS), LIFE EXPECTANCY(SERVICE LIFE).

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Textiles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE