NIST Software Provides Turnout Insights

July 2006
Fire Chief;Jul2006, Vol. 50 Issue 7, p17
Trade Publication
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.


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