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Strålningsrespons hos brandhjälmar

Borgström, Fredrik (2009) In LUTVDG/TVBB VBRM01 20092
Division of Fire Safety Engineering
Abstract
Fire fighters in Sweden claimed that helmets used as protective gear during exercises melted because of the thermal heat exposure. According to European certification methods helmets are tested towards thermal radiation to ensure that the protective gear still meets the regulations. This report has evaluated if the certification methods are adequate for a Swedish fire fighter´s environment and which kind of affect thermal radiation has to helmets. The study shows that methods providing helmets with certification are appropriate from a Swedish perspective and that it’s not the helmet that limits the fire fighter due to its protective ability; it´s himself.
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author
Borgström, Fredrik
supervisor
organization
alternative title
Fire helmet´s response to thermal radiation
course
VBRM01 20092
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
EN 443:2008, firefighter´s helmet, protective gear, thermal radiation, brandhjälm, skyddsutrustning, termisk strålning
publication/series
LUTVDG/TVBB
report number
5316
ISSN
1402-3504
language
Swedish
id
8888955
date added to LUP
2016-08-19 15:23:04
date last changed
2016-08-19 15:23:04
@misc{8888955,
  abstract     = {Fire fighters in Sweden claimed that helmets used as protective gear during exercises melted because of the thermal heat exposure. According to European certification methods helmets are tested towards thermal radiation to ensure that the protective gear still meets the regulations. This report has evaluated if the certification methods are adequate for a Swedish fire fighter´s environment and which kind of affect thermal radiation has to helmets. The study shows that methods providing helmets with certification are appropriate from a Swedish perspective and that it’s not the helmet that limits the fire fighter due to its protective ability; it´s himself.},
  author       = {Borgström, Fredrik},
  issn         = {1402-3504},
  keyword      = {EN 443:2008,firefighter´s helmet,protective gear,thermal radiation,brandhjälm,skyddsutrustning,termisk strålning},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  series       = {LUTVDG/TVBB},
  title        = {Strålningsrespons hos brandhjälmar},
  year         = {2009},
}