Some Practical Advice on Cold Weather Clothing

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Authors
  1. Farnworth, B.
Corporate Authors
Defence Research Establishment Ottawa, Ottawa ONT (CAN)
Abstract
Considerable research and development has been carried out on cold weather clothing at the Defence Research Establishment Ottawa. The paper explains, in laymens language, the practical knowledge gained in the course of this work. It deals in turn with the five elements of good winter clothing design, thickness, dryness, wind proofness, whole-body coverage and flexibility. It concludes with explanations of how breathable fabrics, wicking fabrics and aluminized materials work and how practical they are.
Report Number
DREO-TN-89-21 — Technical Note
Date of publication
15 Aug 1989
Number of Pages
16
DSTKIM No
90-00176
CANDIS No
62454
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Document Image stored on Optical Disk;Originator's fiche received by DSIS

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