(a) Breathing bags will be tested in an air atmosphere saturated with gasoline vapor at room temperature (24-30 °C./75-85 °F.) for a continuous period of twice the rated time of the apparatus (except for apparatus for escape only where the test period shall be the rated time of the apparatus).
(b) The bag will be operated during this test by a breathing machine with 24 respirations per minute and a minute-volume of 40 liters.
(c) A breathing machine cam with a work rate of 622 kp.-m./min. will be used. The dimensions of a suitable breathing machine cam are available from the Institute upon request.
(d) The air within the bag(s) shall not contain more than 100 parts per million of gasoline vapor at the end of the test.
Title 42 published on 2012-10-01
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