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Institute for Environmental Research

Institute for Environmental Research

Kansas State University
64 Seaton Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506

Phone: 785-532-5620
Fax: 785-532-6642
ier-info@k-state.edu

Sleeping Bag Packing Volume

Property:

Sleeping bag packing volume

Method:

ASTM F 1853 "Test Method for Measuring Sleeping Bag Packing Volume"

Instrument:

Plastic cylinder, a piston disk, weight on pulley system

Specimen number and size:

1 or 3 sleeping bags

Cost:

$45 per hour for labor (3 reps)

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 250 pounds is applied evenly with a piston disk