protective clothing

Research Presentation at the ECPC symposium, in Valencia, Spain

The 5th European Conference on Protective Clothing (ECPC) is being held May 29-31 in Valencia, Spain. Hosted this year by AITEX Research Textile Institute, in association with the European Society of Protective Clothing (ESPC), the symposium serves as a forum for dissemination, exchange, and discussion of the results from research, development, and implementation efforts related to personal protective clothing, with a strong focus on protective properties and the well-being of the users of protective clothing.

Measurement Technology NW and the US Army “IPEMS” Project

In November 2008, Measurement Technology NW and a group that included Midwest Research Institute, Boston Dynamics, Smith Carter CUH2A, and HHI Corporation, was selected by the US Army to design and build the “IPEMS” project (Individual Protective Ensemble Manikin System), including state-of-the-art chemical testing facilities and a first-of-its-kind robotic thermal manikin system for performing high-resolution testing of protective clothing and equipment under live chemical exposure conditions.