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Balancing Protection and Performance

Delivering the science and education to meet all of our partners' needs in industry, government and academia.

What is the Textile Protection and Comfort Center (TPACC)?

TPACC is the only academic center in the U.S. that incorporates the capabilities to research, test and evaluate the comfort and protective performance of textile materials, garments and ensemble systems all in one location.

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Unparalleled laboratory capabilities and expertise in evaluating textile comfort and protective performance

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