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Project FIRES - Firefighters Integrated Response Equipment System. Volume 3: Protective Ensemble Design and Procurement Specification, Phase 1BEach of the subsystems comprising the protective ensemble for firefighters is described. These include: (1) the garment system which includes turnout gear, helmets, faceshields, coats, pants, gloves, and boots; (2) the self-contained breathing system; (3) the lighting system; and (4) the communication system. The design selection rationale is discussed and the drawings used to fabricate the prototype ensemble are provided. The specifications presented were developed using the requirements and test method of the protective ensemble standard. Approximate retail prices are listed.
Document ID
19800023593
Document Type
Contractor Report (CR)
Authors
Abeles, F. J. (Grumman Aerospace Corp. Bethpage, NY, United States)
Date Acquired
September 4, 2013
Publication Date
May 1, 1980
Subject Category
MAN/SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY AND LIFE SUPPORT
Report/Patent Number
NASA-CR-161531
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS8-32329
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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