Study of effects of mining industry contaminations on protective properties of arc rated clothing using ASTM F1959


Arc rated FR protective clothing and fabrics are most often tested in new and laundered condition to remove surface contaminants. Manufacturers recommend to keep such clothing in clean condition at all times. However through daily use, protective clothing may be soiled or stained with industrial contaminants. The effect of specific mining industry… (More)


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