ASTM F1939 Standard Test Method for Radiant Heat Resistance of Flame Resistant Clothing Materials with Continuous Heating This test method evaluates a material’s heat transfer properties when exposed to a continuous and constant radiant heat source. The specimen is maintained in a static, vertical position and it can be tested under two standard sets of […]
What IS a Testing Continuum?
In our earliest days at Thermetrics, our customers helped us understand that a unidimensional approach to product testing only tells you part of the story. The need for a comprehensive and multi-tiered testing sequence is even more apparent when the products you’re developing are the vital tools of performance and safety for end users […]
A brief history of thermal manikin research Thomas L. Endrusick, B.Sc.Leander A. Stroschein, B.Sc.Richard R. Gonzalez, Ph.D.U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental MedicineBiophysics and Biomedical Modeling DivisionKansas StreetNatick, MA 01760-5007 Today, sophisticated thermal manikins are used worldwide in a vast array of government, industrial, and academic research settings to evaluate the environmental and occupational protective […]