Research Needs in Protective Clothing for Fire Fighters

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report (National Research Council Canada. Institute for Research in Construction); no. IRC-IR-751
Physical description11 p.
AbstractPrevious research into protective clothing for fire fighters is discussed in this report. Particular emphasis is placed on research into estimating the useful life of this clothing. Other areas covered in this review include the development of test standards, moisture transfer in clothing, heat stress, design criteria, chemical protective clothing and heat transfer modelling of protective clothing. Some recommendations for future workare also presented.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-7966
NPARC number20338049
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Record identifier745abd0e-23cd-4a23-ac33-e43e362bf0aa
Record created2012-07-19
Record modified2017-06-14
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