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Institute for Environmental Research

Institute for Environmental Research

Kansas State University
0056 Seaton Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506

Phone: 785-532-5620
Fax: 785-532-6642
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Cold Weather Clothing for Adults: Thermal Insulation and Temperature Ratings

Downloads:

Method:

ASTM F 2732 “Standard Practice for Determining the Temperature Ratings of Cold Weather Clothing” 

Instrument:

Thermal manikin in an environmental chamber

Cost:

$600 for 3 replications on one set of garments

Temperature Ratings:

Heat transfer models are used with the insulation value to determine the temperature ratings for comfort at different activity levels. No additional charge for these calculations.

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