Standard Testing Methods for Various Respirator Functions

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Authors
  1. Tremblay, L.
  2. Laidlaw, N.
  3. Ho, T.
Corporate Authors
Defence Research and Development Canada, Suffield Research Centre, Ralston AB (CAN);Calian, Ottawa Ont (CAN);Royal Military Coll of Canada, Kingston ONT (CAN) Dept of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Abstract
The Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) is a test centre for respirator testing for the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). This Contract Report presents the procedures developed and performed by RMC, as directed by Defence Research and Development Canada, to test protective respiratory devices according to selected standards set out in US Federal Regulation 42 CFR 84 and by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health for air flow resistance, particulate filtration efficiency, and exhalation valve leakage.

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Keywords
performance testing;test method;respirator
Report Number
DRDC-RDDC-2019-C142;RMCTRCPT-1901 — Contract Report
Date of publication
01 Jul 2019
Number of Pages
48
DSTKIM No
CA049642
CANDIS No
810441
Format(s):
Electronic Document(PDF)

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