Standard Specification for Portable Air Heaters Used at Personnel Decontamination Stations and Shelters
STANDARD published on 1.6.2014
Designation standards: ASTM E2543-08(2014)
Publication date standards: 1.6.2014
The number of pages: 3
Approximate weight : 9 g (0.02 lbs)
Country: American technical standard
Category: Technical standards ASTM
This specification is used to standardize the portable air heaters used on personnel decontamination lines to insure the heaters provide sufficient heated air for personnel comfort before, during, and after the decontamination for as long as they are needed during the emergency. The heater materials of construction shall be easily cleaned of surface mud and grime with no degradation of the unit s ability to perform its function. The preferred fuels for the heater section of the portable air heater are diesel fuel, gasoline, or bottled propane gas. Measurement of the air heater unit s air flow and input and output temperatures shall be performed.
decontamination, shelter, warm air, ICS Number Code 13.200 (Accident and disaster control), 97.100.01 (Domestic, commercial and industrial heating appliances in general)
|Significance and Use|
11.1 The use of these acceptance tests will insure that organizations buying portable heaters will be assured the heaters meet certain performance requirements.
1.1 This specification is used to standardize the portable air heaters used on personnel decontamination lines to insure the heaters provide sufficient heated air for personnel comfort before, during, and after the decontamination for as long as they are needed during the emergency.
1.2 This specification contains a specification section and a test methods section so users need to refer to the section applicable to their needs when using this standard specification.
1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
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