|ASTM F1001 Chemical Test Battery*|
|Chemical||Frontline® 300||Frontline® 500|
|*Normalized breakthrough times in minutes in accordance with ASTM F 739.|
|Ethylene Oxide Gas||>480||>480|
|Hydrogen Chloride Gas||NT||>480|
|Methyl Chloride Gas||NT||>480|
|Test Physical Properties|
|Test Method||Frontline® 300 Results - lbs/N||Frontline® 500 Results - lbs/N|
|Grab Tensile Strength MD* ASTM D751(lbs/N)||134 / 595||137 / 608|
|Grab Tensile Strength CD* ASTM D751(lbs/N)||125 / 555||166 / 737|
|Tear Resistance Trapezoid Method MD* ASTM D751(lbs/N)||13.7 / 61||13.5 / 60|
|Tear Resistance Trapezoid Method CD* ASTM D751(lbs/N)||10.7 / 48||14 / 62|
|Ball Burst ASTM D3787 (lbs/N)||123 / 546||134 / 595|
|Flammability Resistance ASTM F1358 (lbs/N)||Pass||Pass|
* MD - Machine Direction | CD - Cross Direction
|Chemical Warfare Agent Data|
|Chemical Agent||Frontline® 500|
|Breakthrough Time||Breakthrough Criteria|
|Agent testing was conducted at Battelle Labs in accordance with MIL-STD-282 and/or NFPA 1994-2001 Edition Standard on Protective Ensembles for Chemical / Biological Terrorism Incidents.|
|Bis (2-chloroethyl) sulfide (Mustard:HD)||>480 MINUTES||4.0 ug/cm2|
|Isopropyl methylfluorophosphonate (Sarin:GB)||>480 MINUTES||1.25 ug/cm2|
|Chlorovinyl arsinedichloride (Lewisite:L)||>240 MINUTES||4.0 ug/cm2|
|0-ethyl S-(2-diisopropylaminoethyl) methylphosphonothiolate (Nerve:VX)||>480 MINUTES||1.25 ug/cm2|
Caution: Do not use for fire protection. Avoid open flame or intense heat. This garment is designed for escape purposes only.
Frontline® 300 has been tested for thermal protective performance (TPP) in accordance with ISO 17492, Clothing for Protection Against Heat and Flame.
Frontline 300 showed a TPP value of 16.
Frontline 300 meets the requirements for flame resistance in accordance with ASTM F1358.
Frontline 500 has been tested for thermal protective performance (TPP) in accordance with ISO 17492, Clothing for Protection Against Heat and Flame, and showed a TPP value of 32.
Frontline 500 has been tested for flame resistance in accordance with ASTM F1358 and meets requirements of NFPA 1991, including base requirements plus optional Flash Fire and Liquified Gas requirements.
Frontline 500 has been tested in accordance with ASTM F 1930-00 Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Flame Resistant Clothing for Protection Against Flash Fire Simulations Using an Instrumented Manikin, with 0% body burn indicated after a 6-second burn test.
If you need to document a Kappler fabric against a specific chemical hazard not already in our database, we make it easy with a custom testing program. We’ll conduct third-party testing on your chemical, and if the fabric meets your requirements you agree to purchase a standard minimum number of garments. For details contact Customer Service at 1-800-600-4019 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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