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Document ID (ISN)28819
CIS number 78-491
ISSN - Serial title National Safety News
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Quam G.N.
Title A new design of head, body, and groin shields.
Bibliographic information Aug. 1977, Vol.116, No.2, p.92-94. Illus.
Abstract A head shield of polycarbonate, a chest shield of polycarbonate backed by ballistic nylon plus Kevlar (polyamide) fiber, and a groin shield of Kevlar covered by ballistic nylon were designed and tested. This portable body shield gave protection against .22 caliber bullets and can be used in the laboratory while handling sensitive chemicals.
Descriptors (primary) protection against ejected objects; police forces; head protection; personal protective equipment
Descriptors (secondary) evaluation of equipment; face shields; laboratory work
Document type -
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Personal protection
Fire fighting, police, prisons and the armed forces
Safety devices
Head protection