Accession Number : ADD008364

Title :   Laminated, Highly Sorbent, Active Carbon Fabric.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Arons,Gilbert N ; Macnair,Richard N

Report Date : 12 Aug 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A laminated, highly sorbent, active carbon fabric which is permeable to moisture vapor and resistant to sweat penetration and poisoning, while sorbing substantial quantities of toxic chemical vapors which, absent such sorption by the activated carbon fabric, would penetrate through clothing made of such fabric to the skin of wearers of such clothing.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Protective clothing, *Activated carbon, *Carbon fibers, *Fabrics, Laminates, Absorbers(Materials), Sorption, Permeability, Moisture, Chemical agents, Toxic agents, Vapors

Subject Categories : Textiles
      Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
      Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE