Accession Number : ADP000455

Title :   Improved Thermal Protection for Pyrotechnic Workers,

Corporate Author : DAY AND ZIMMERMAN INC TEXARKANA TX

Personal Author(s) : Martin,James I. ; Moore,Don W. ; Bramlett,Tracy K.

Report Date : AUG 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 41

Abstract : The objective of this research was to determine the relative advantages and disadvantages of various types of fabrics and materials for providing protection for employees against flash fires. After determining the best materials for thermal protection, design requirements for a flashsuit, gloves, and visor assembly were to be established.

Descriptors :   *EXPLOSIVES, *SAFETY, *SYMPOSIA, *CONFERENCING(COMMUNICATIONS), *THERMAL PROPERTIES, *PROTECTION, OPERATORS(PERSONNEL), PYROTECHNICS, FABRICS, PROTECTIVE CLOTHING, GLOVES, PROTECTIVE MASKS, EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE