Life Indicator for Chemical Protective Clothing

Period of Performance: 01/01/1989 - 12/31/1989

$30K

Phase 2 SBIR

Recipient Firm

Hughes Assoc., Inc.
3610 Commerce Drive, Suite 817
Baltimore, MD 21227
Principal Investigator

Abstract

A PROTOTYPE FIELD TEST KIT FOR ASSESSING THE EFFICIENCY, OR STATE OF DEGRADATION, OF CHARCOAL IMPREGNATED PROTECTIVE CLOTHING WILL BE DEVELOPED AND FIELD TESTED. THE FEASIBILITY OF THE KIT WAS DEMONSTRATED UNDER PHASE I OF THIS PROPOSAL. THE PROPOSED EFFORT INCLUDES ADVANCED DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING TO DEFINE THE PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS OF THE TEST KIT UNDER A VARIETY OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND MILITARY OPERATIONNAL CONDITIONS AND TO PRODUCE A PROTOTYPE KIT.