ASTM F1052 - 14 - Standard Test Method for Pressure Testing Vapor Protective Suits

ASTM F1052 - 14

Standard Test Method for Pressure Testing Vapor Protective Suits

Status : Current   Published : January 2014



1.1 This test method measures the ability of a vapor protective suits, including seams, and closures to maintain a fixed, positive pressure.

1.2 This test method does not measure vapor protection of suits. This test method measures the integrity of the suit, glove, foot protection, and visor materials, as well as the seams, and closures of a vapor protective suit. Exhaust valves fitted in the vapor protective suit must be sealed or blocked for this test and therefore are not functionally tested.

1.3 The values as stated in in.-H 2O (mm-H 2O) units are to be regarded as the standard.

1.4  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific hazard statements, see Section 7.

Standard NumberASTM F1052 - 14
TitleStandard Test Method for Pressure Testing Vapor Protective Suits
Publication Date05 January 2014
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Integrity, Pressure testing, Protective clothing
File Size0 KB

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