Simulant Agent Resistant Test Manikin Agent Testing System

ECBC Engineering’s Simulant Agent Resistant Test Manikin (SMARTMAN) agent testing enables the laboratory to simulate human breathing, and provide a more realistic respirator system challenge. SMARTMAN testing is ISO 17025 accredited and complies with National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health/ Center for Disease Control and Prevention (NIOSH/ CDC) Certification, Homeland Security Certification and National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) Certification Testing.



  • Agent and industrial chemical testing of complete mask/respirator systems
  • Targets system penetration and permeation
  • Vapor and liquid challenge testing sarin (GB) and mustard (HD)
  • Developmental testing
  • First article performance testing
  • Validation and certification testing



  • SMARTMAN headform
  • MINICAMS® detects breakthrough
  • Photoacoustic
  • MIRAN® challenge referee