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Pyro-Man system for testing flame and heat-resistant materials

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Title:
Pyro-Man system for testing flame and heat-resistant materials
Topics:
Textiles
Subjects:
Computer programs
Fireproofing of fabrics
Heat resistant materials
Mannequins (Figures)
Protective clothing
Textile research
Original Format:
Color slides
Item identifier:
ua023_017-024-am0005-000-002
Photographer:
Lankford, Herman more info on Lankford, Herman 
Description:
Transcribed from accompanying material: The Pyro-Man system is a vital part of the newly opened DuPont Thermal Protection and Comfort Laboratories at North Carolina State University's College of Textiles. Here, NCSU graduate student Mohan Pawar, demonstrates how the computer-controlled mannequin can be used to test the flame- and heat-resistant quality of full ensembles of protective gear. (Photo by Herman Lankford, NCSU Visual Communications.)
Names:
PyroMan (manikin) more info on PyroMan (manikin) 
North Carolina State University. College of Textiles more info on North Carolina State University. College of Textiles 
Location:
Raleigh (N.C.)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs