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ASTM International - ASTM F1052-14

Standard Test Method for Pressure Testing Vapor Protective Suits

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 May 2014
Status: inactive
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Protective clothing): 13.340.10
significance And Use:

5.1 Workers involved in the production, use, and transportation of liquid and gaseous chemicals can be exposed to numerous compounds capable of causing harm upon contact with the human body. The... View More

scope:

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.-H2O (mm-H2O) 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.

Document History

October 1, 2020
Standard Test Method for Pressure Testing Vapor Protective Suits
1.1 This test method measures the ability of a vapor protective suit, including seams and closures, to maintain a fixed, positive pressure over a specified period of time. 1.2 This test method does...
ASTM F1052-14
May 1, 2014
Standard Test Method for Pressure Testing Vapor Protective Suits
5.1 Workers involved in the production, use, and transportation of liquid and gaseous chemicals can be exposed to numerous compounds capable of causing harm upon contact with the human body. The...
February 1, 2009
Standard Test Method for Pressure Testing Vapor Protective Ensembles
Workers involved in the production, use, and transportation of liquid and gaseous chemicals can be exposed to numerous compounds capable of causing harm upon contact with the human body. The...
May 10, 1997
Standard Test Method for Pressure Testing Vapor Protective Ensembles
Workers involved in the production, use, and transportation of liquid and gaseous chemicals can be exposed to numerous compounds capable of causing harm upon contact with the human body. The...
January 1, 1997
Standard Test Method for Pressure Testing Vapor Protective Ensembles
1.1 This test method measures the ability of a vapor protective ensemble (VPE), including seams, and closures to maintain a fixed, positive pressure. 1.2 This test method measures the integrity of...
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