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ASTM International - ASTM F1291-04

Standard Test Method for Measuring the Thermal Insulation of Clothing Using a Heated Manikin

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 December 2004
Status: inactive
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Clothes): 61.020
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1.1 This test method covers the determination of the insulation value of clothing ensembles. It describes the measurement of the resistance to dry heat transfer from a heated manikin to a relatively calm, cool environment.

1.1.1 This is a static test that provides a baseline clothing measurement on a standing manikin.

1.1.2 The effects of body position and movement are not addressed in this test method.

1.2 The insulation values obtained apply only to the particular ensembles evaluated and for the specified environmental conditions of each test, particularly with respect to air movement.

1.3 The values stated in either clo or SI units are to be regarded separately as standard. Within the text, the SI units are shown in brackets. The values stated in each system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other.

1.4 The evaporative resistance of a clothing ensemble can be measured in accordance with Test Method F 2370.

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 consult and establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Document History

October 1, 2016
Standard Test Method for Measuring the Thermal Insulation of Clothing Using a Heated Manikin
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the insulation value of clothing ensembles. It describes the measurement of the resistance to dry heat transfer from a heated manikin to a relatively...
November 1, 2015
Standard Test Method for Measuring the Thermal Insulation of Clothing Using a Heated Manikin
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the insulation value of clothing ensembles. It describes the measurement of the resistance to dry heat transfer from a heated manikin to a relatively...
January 1, 2010
Standard Test Method for Measuring the Thermal Insulation of Clothing Using a Heated Manikin
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the insulation value of clothing ensembles. It describes the measurement of the resistance to dry heat transfer from a heated manikin to a relatively...
September 15, 2005
Standard Test Method for Measuring the Thermal Insulation of Clothing Using a Heated Manikin
This test method can be used to quantify and compare the insulation provided by different clothing systems. For example, variations in the design and fabric used in component garments can be...
ASTM F1291-04
December 1, 2004
Standard Test Method for Measuring the Thermal Insulation of Clothing Using a Heated Manikin
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the insulation value of clothing ensembles. It describes the measurement of the resistance to dry heat transfer from a heated manikin to a relatively...
June 10, 1999
Standard Test Method for Measuring the Thermal Insulation of Clothing Using a Heated Manikin
1.1 This test method covers determination of the insulation value of a single garment or a clothing ensemble. It describes measurement of the resistance to dry heat transfer from a constant skin...
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