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Document ID (ISN)21000
CIS number 74-1087
ISSN - Serial title 0509-6510 - Prace Centralnego instytutu ochrony pracy
Year 1973
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Roszkowski W.
Title Assessment of the properties of materials to be used in manufacturing personal protective equipment against sparks, flame and high temperatures
Original title Ocena właściwości materiałˇw przeznaczonych do produkcji sprzętu ochronnego, zabezpieczającego przed działaniem iskier, płomienia i wysokich temperatur [in Polish]
Bibliographic information 1973, Vol.23, No.78, p.277-288. 16 ref.
Abstract Study of the properties of plastics used for the production of hard hats, protective screens and shields. Tests carried out include a determination of resistance to flames, water and thermal radiation, as well as for shock and puncturing. From the results, reproduced in many tables and amply discussed, the author proposes using, for the production of hard hats for workers exposed to high temperatures in industry and in coal mines, new self-extinguishing polyester resins and polycarbonates which possess not only good mechanical properties, but also a strong resistance to combustion and very good dielectric properties. He recommends utilising polyester resins reinforced by glass fibres for the production of screens and shields to be used by arc-welders.
Descriptors (primary) evaluation of control measures; protection against heat; fireproof materials; safety helmets; face shields
Descriptors (secondary) comparative study; self-extinguishing materials
Document type -
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Face and eye protection
Accident research
Heat and cold
Head protection