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What is permeation of protective material?

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March 24, 2010 2:33AM

Permeation of a protective material is when something you need protection from is able to pass through some protective material to reach you without seriously altering the structure of the protective material. If a hazardous material is able to permeate something you are using for a protective barrier, it is not a good choice for a barrier.