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 […]
EN 342 Ensembles and garments for protection against cold (walking manikin test) This standard specifies requirements and test methods for evaluating the performance of clothing ensembles or single garments for protection against cold environments. Its scope does not specifically include headwear, footwear, or gloves but can consider them as part of the tested ensemble. A […]
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 […]