What is the difference between single-use, limited-use and reusable chemical protective garments?
What is the difference between penetration and permeation? How do I know which test method to use?
Regarding permeation, what is the breakthrough time? What is a normalized breakthrough time?
Does DuPont offer any garments that would be compliant with the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Regulation, (29 CFR 1910.1030)? What are ASTM F1670 and ASTM F1671? Does DuPont offer any garments that pass these tests?
I worked through a hazard scenario in "Selector Tools" and my scenario resulted in multiple garment results. How do I know which one is the best?
Whose responsibility is it to select the appropriate chemical protective clothing?
How do I know which garment will provide protection for my unique set of conditions?
The concentration of my hazard is LOWER than what is listed in the "Search Hazards" box. What should I do?
The concentration of my hazard is HIGHER than what is listed in the "Search Hazards" box. What should I do?
The temperature of my hazard is LOWER than what is listed in the "Search hazards" box. What should I do?
The temperature of my hazard is HIGHER than what is listed in the "Search Hazards" box. What should I do?
I have a chemical mixture, what guidance can you give me?
Why aren't Tyvek® 400, ProShield®, ProShield® 60, ProShield® 3, Tyvek® FC or ProShield® 6 SFR fabrics listed in the Chemical Resistance Database?
What are the test conditions used for the permeation testing - what are the chemical concentrations and test temperatures? What method is used?
My question was not answered here. Now what?
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