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Development of real-time particulate and toxic gas sensors for firefighter health and safety

Fire Protection Research Foundation report: “Development of real-time particulate and toxic gas sensors for firefighter health and safety"
Author: Fumiaki Takahashi, Ph.D
Date of issue: August 2019

 

 

This study endeavored to: (1) combine the NASA-developed compact particulate and gas sensors, (2) micro-fabricate and integrate new sensitive aldehyde sensors, and (3) test prototypes in the laboratories, burn rooms, fire overhaul, and wildland fire environments in cooperation with the fire services.