Textile Protection and Comfort Center

Wilson College of Textiles

Works Published in 2022

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2022 journal article

Characterization of Sweat Drying Performance of Single Layered Thermal Protective Fabrics Used in High-Risk Sector Workers' Clothing

POLYMERS, 14(24).

author keywords: fire protective fabrics; sweat moisture; moisture management; sweat drying performance; thermo-physiological comfort; technical textiles
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: December 9, 2022

2022 journal article

Comparative Analysis of the Liquid CO2 Washing with Conventional Wash on Firefighters’ Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)


Source: ORCID
Added: November 30, 2022

2022 article

A standardized procedure for quantitative evaluation of residual viral activity on antiviral treated textiles

Wang, Z., Amanah, A. Y., Ali, K. M., Payne, L. C., Kisthardt, S., Scholle, F., … Gluck, J. M. (2022, November 2). TEXTILE RESEARCH JOURNAL, Vol. 11.

By: Z. Wang n, A. Amanah n, K. Ali n, L. Payne n, S. Kisthardt n, F. Scholle n, R. Ormond n, K. Mathur n, J. Gluck n

author keywords: SARS-CoV-2; antiviral textiles; Tissue Culture Infectious Dose 50
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: November 21, 2022

2022 article

Effects of Air Gaps on Heat Loss through Firefighter Turnout Composites with Different Moisture Barrier Components

Gao, H., Deaton, A. S., Barker, R., DenHartog, E., & Fang, X. (2022, October 7). FIBERS AND POLYMERS, Vol. 10.

author keywords: Air gap; Firefighter heat stress; Evaporative resistance; Insulation; Protective clothing
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 24, 2022

2022 chapter book

Advances and applications of biofiber-based polymer composites

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: October 15, 2022

2022 journal article

Characterizing the Tensile Strength of the Fabrics Used in Firefighters’ Bunker Gear under Radiant Heat Exposure

Polymers, 14(2), 296.

By: N. Mazumder*, S. Mandal*, R. Agnew*, A. Petrova*, L. Boorady* & G. Song*

author keywords: fire protective textiles; sweat moisture; fabric strength; radiant heat; textile properties
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: October 6, 2022

2022 journal article

A new test method for evaluating the evaporative cooling efficiency of fabrics using a dynamic sweating hot plate


By: H. Gao*, A. Deaton & R. Barker*

author keywords: cooling efficiency; heat loss; wicking; drying rate; hotplate; moisture management
Source: Web Of Science
Added: September 19, 2022

2022 review

Advances in 3D Gel Printing for Enzyme Immobilization

[Review of ]. GELS, 8(8).

By: J. Shen n, S. Zhang n, X. Fang n & S. Salmon n

author keywords: 3D printing; biocatalysis; biosensing; enzyme; hydrogel; immobilization
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: September 6, 2022

2022 article

Effects of the moisture barrier and thermal liner components on the heat strain and thermal protective performance of firefighter turnout systems

Gao, H., Deaton, A. S., Barker, R., Fang, X., & Watson, K. (2022, May 23). TEXTILE RESEARCH JOURNAL, Vol. 5.

author keywords: Firefighter heat stress; protective clothing; total heat loss; evaporative resistance; physiological manikin
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 25, 2022

2022 article

Field and full-scale laboratory testing of prototype wildland fire shelters

Roise, J., Williams, J., Barker, R., & Morton-Aslanis, J. (2022, April 28). INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF WILDLAND FIRE.

author keywords: conduction; convection; field testing of fire shelters; fire shelter; flame-blocking materials; laboratory testing of fire shelters; M2002; personal protection in wildland fires; radiation; wildland fire shelters
Source: Web Of Science
Added: May 23, 2022

2022 article

Relationship between heat loss indexes and physiological indicators of turnout-related heat strain in mild and hot environments

Gao, H., Deaton, A. S., Barker, R., Fang, X., & Watson, K. (2022, April 29). INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND ERGONOMICS, Vol. 3.

author keywords: firefighter heat stress; protective clothing; total heat loss; evaporative resistance; physiological manikin
MeSH headings : Humans; Hot Temperature; Protective Clothing; Body Temperature Regulation; Textiles; Manikins; Body Temperature
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 16, 2022

2022 article

Using a physiological manikin to evaluate the effect of foam thermal reinforcement in firefighter turnout construction on heat strain

Gao, H., Deaton, A. S., & Barker, R. L. (2022, April 29). JOURNAL OF THE TEXTILE INSTITUTE.

author keywords: Heat stress; firefighter; clothing reinforcement; total heat loss; physiological manikin
Source: Web Of Science
Added: May 16, 2022

2022 article

Effects of Outer Shell Fabric Color, Smoke Contamination, and Washing on Heat Loss through Turnout Suit Systems

Gao, H., Deaton, A. S., Fang, X., Barker, R. L., DenHartog, E., & Watson, K. (2022, January 26). TEXTILE RESEARCH JOURNAL, Vol. 92.

author keywords: Heat and moisture transfer; firefighter clothing; solar radiation; heat stress
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 27, 2022

2022 journal article

Identifying factors that contribute to structural firefighter heat strain in North America

International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics.

By: R. Barker n, X. Fang n, S. Deaton n, E. DenHartog n, H. Gao n, R. Tutterow, M. Schmid

author keywords: firefighters' heat strain; North America; survey; thermal environments; personal protective equipment; turnout gear; work load; time distribution
MeSH headings : Humans; Firefighters; Personal Protective Equipment; Fires; Heat Stress Disorders; Body Temperature Regulation
Source: ORCID
Added: September 30, 2021