TITLE

NIST Software Provides Turnout Insights

PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Jul2006, Vol. 50 Issue 7, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the launch of a free software by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in the United States, designed to encourage the use of protective turnout gear for firefighters. The software allows users to specify the relative importance of each of many performance attributes including thermal protective performance, system weight, breathability and resistance to outer shell abrasion and the like.
ACCESSION #
21831827

 

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