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Document ID (ISN)59979
CIS number 93-595
ISSN - Serial title 0340-3343 - Chemiefasern / Textil-Industrie
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Taeger E., Mieck K.P., Banke K.H.
Title Application of polyozadiazole fibres for protective clothing
Original title Anwendung von Polyoxadiozolfasern in der Arbeitsschutzbekleidung [in German]
Bibliographic information 1991, Vol.41, No.3, p.T28-T33. Illus. 16 ref.
Abstract The results of resistance tests of poly-p-phenylene-1,3,4-oxadiazole (POD) fibres to heat, fire, water vapour, solvents, ultraviolet radiation, warm acids and alkaline substances are presented. The POD fibre is capable of resisting temperatures above 300░C for short periods of time and temperatures of 200░C and below for long periods of time. It is fire and solvent resistant. The possible applications of the fibres, such as in bag filters for flue gas cleaning or protective clothing, are outlined. In tests of the thermal insulating property of protective gloves made of the fibre, the POD gloves were comparable to those made of asbestos fibre.
Descriptors (primary) heat resistance; protective gloves; protective clothing; oxadiazoles; polymers; synthetic fibres; heterocyclic compounds; fire resistance
Descriptors (secondary) strength of materials; penetration resistance; thermal insulation; man-made fibres; substitution; 2,5-diphenyl-1,3,4-oxadiazole
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Protective clothing
Heterocyclic compounds
Hand and arm protection