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1968-02-01

Use of Contoured Restraint Systems in Exposure of Large Primates to −150 G x Impact 1 , 2 680778

Two large anesthetized chimpanzees were exposed to −150 Gx (“eyeballs out”). Both were restrained by contour supports of synthetic foam material. Both survived the experience with minor injuries, demonstrating the increased tolerance to impact provided by whole body restraint systems.

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