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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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Personal Cooling Systems (PCS): Cooling Effectiveness and Duration

Downloads:

Method:

ASTM F 2371 "Standard Test Method for Measuring the Heat Removal Rate of Personal Cooling Systems Using a Sweating Heated Manikin"

Instrument:

Sweating thermal manikin in an environmental chamber

Cost:

$1,500 per system (baseline sweating test with the PCS off followed by a 2-hour test with the PCS on – 2 reps, a third rep if necessary)

Note:  Please call the Testing Coordinator to discuss the testing prior to sending the submission form or products for evaluation.

PCSPCS