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Test 1, Smoldering Chair, Living Area

(Return to NIST Report of Test FR 4016: Home Smoke Alarm Tests)

Test Description

For details of the test structure, materials, fire source, and instrumentation, see the full NIST report: NIST Technical Note 1455-1, February 2008 Revision, Full Report (3/3/2008) Performance of Home Smoke Alarms Analysis of the Response of Several Available Technologies in Residential Fire Settings.

 

Temperature

  • Temperature. remote bedroom. 20 mm from ceiling 
Temperature. remote bedroom. 20 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. remote bedroom. 300 mm from ceiling

 Temperature. remote bedroom. 300 mm from ceiling


  • Temperature. remote bedroom. 610 mm from ceiling

 Temperature. remote bedroom. 610 mm from ceiling


  • Temperature. remote bedroom. 900 mm from ceiling
Temperature. remote bedroom. 900 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. remote bedroom. 1220 mm from ceiling
Temperature. remote bedroom. 1220 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. remote bedroom. 1520 mm from ceiling
Temperature. remote bedroom. 1520 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. remote bedroom. 1820 mm from ceiling
Temperature. remote bedroom. 1820 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. main bedroom. 20 mm from ceiling
Temperature. main bedroom. 20 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. main bedroom. 300 mm from ceiling
Temperature. main bedroom. 300 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. main bedroom. 610 mm from ceiling
Temperature. main bedroom. 610 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. main bedroom. 900 mm from ceiling
Temperature. main bedroom. 900 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. main bedroom. 1220 mm from ceiling
Temperature. main bedroom. 1220 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. main bedroom. 1520 mm from ceiling
Temperature. main bedroom. 1520 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. main bedroom. 1820 mm from ceiling
Temperature. main bedroom. 1820 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. hallway outside remote bedroom. 20 mm from ceiling
Temperature. hallway outside remote bedroom. 20 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. hallway outside remote bedroom. 300 mm from ceiling
Temperature. hallway outside remote bedroom. 300 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. hallway outside remote bedroom. 610 mm from ceiling
Temperature. hallway outside remote bedroom. 610 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. hallway outside remote bedroom. 900 mm from ceiling
Temperature. hallway outside remote bedroom. 900 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. hallway outside remote bedroom. 1220 mm from ceiling
Temperature. hallway outside remote bedroom. 1220 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. hallway outside remote bedroom. 1520 mm from ceiling
Temperature. hallway outside remote bedroom. 1520 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. hallway outside remote bedroom. position B
Temperature. hallway outside remote bedroom. position B

  • Temperature. hallway outside main bedroom. 20 mm from ceiling
Temperature. hallway outside main bedroom. 20 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. hallway outside main bedroom. 300 mm from ceiling
Temperature. hallway outside main bedroom. 300 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. hallway outside main bedroom. 610 mm from ceiling
Temperature. hallway outside main bedroom. 610 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. hallway outside main bedroom. 900 mm from ceiling
Temperature. hallway outside main bedroom. 900 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. hallway outside main bedroom. 1220 mm from ceiling
Temperature. hallway outside main bedroom. 1220 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. hallway outside main bedroom. 1520 mm from ceiling
Temperature. hallway outside main bedroom. 1520 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. hallway outside main bedroom. 1820 mm from ceiling
Temperature. hallway outside main bedroom. 1820 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. living room. 20 mm from ceiling
Temperature. living room. 20 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. living room. 300 mm from ceiling
Temperature. living room. 300 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. living room. 610 mm from ceiling
Temperature. living room. 610 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. living room. 900 mm from ceiling
Temperature. living room. 900 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. living room. 1220 mm from ceiling
Temperature. living room. 1220 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. living room. 1520 mm from ceiling
Temperature. living room. 1520 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. living room. 1820 mm from ceiling
Temperature. living room. 1820 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. front door hallway. 20 mm from ceiling
Temperature. front door hallway. 20 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. front door hallway. 300 mm from ceiling
Temperature. front door hallway. 300 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. front door hallway. 610 mm from ceiling
Temperature. front door hallway. 610 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. front door hallway. 900 mm from ceiling
Temperature. front door hallway. 900 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. front door hallway. 1220 mm from ceiling
Temperature. front door hallway. 1220 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. front door hallway. 1520 mm from ceiling
Temperature. front door hallway. 1520 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. front door hallway. 1820 mm from ceiling
Temperature. front door hallway. 1820 mm from ceiling

  • Temperature. closed room
Temperature. closed room

  • Temperature. directly above ignition point
Temperature. directly above ignition point

  • Temperature at data acquisition system
Temperature at data acquisition system

Smoke Obscuration

  • Smoke Obscuration. remote bedroom. 20 mm from ceiling
Smoke Obscuration. remote bedroom. 20 mm from ceiling

  • Smoke Obscuration. remote bedroom. 900 mm from ceiling
Smoke Obscuration. remote bedroom. 900 mm from ceiling

  • Smoke Obscuration. main bedroom. 20 mm from ceiling
Smoke Obscuration. main bedroom. 20 mm from ceiling

  • Smoke Obscuration. main bedroom. 900 mm from ceiling

Smoke Obscuration. main bedroom. 900 mm from ceiling 


  • Smoke Obscuration. hallway outside remote bedroom. 20 mm from ceiling

 Smoke Obscuration. hallway outside remote bedroom. 20 mm from ceiling


  • Smoke Obscuration. hallway outside remote bedroom. 900 mm from ceiling

Smoke Obscuration. hallway outside remote bedroom. 900 mm from ceiling 


  • Smoke Obscuration. hallway outside main bedroom. 20 mm from ceiling

 Smoke Obscuration. hallway outside main bedroom. 20 mm from ceiling


  • Smoke Obscuration. hallway outside main bedroom. 900 mm from ceiling

 Smoke Obscuration. hallway outside main bedroom. 900 mm from ceiling


  • Smoke Obscuration. living room. 20 mm from ceiling

 Smoke Obscuration. living room. 20 mm from ceiling


  • Smoke Obscuration. living room. 900 mm from ceiling

Smoke Obscuration. living room. 900 mm from ceiling 

  • Smoke Obscuration. front door hallway. 20 mm from ceiling

 Smoke Obscuration. front door hallway. 20 mm from ceiling


  • Smoke Obscuration. front door hallway. 900 mm from ceiling

 Smoke Obscuration. front door hallway. 900 mm from ceiling


  • Smoke Obscuration. closed room

 Smoke Obscuration. closed room


  • Smoke Obscuration hallway outside remote bedroom. Near alarm board

Smoke Obscuration hallway outside remote bedroom. Near alarm board

 

CO Concentration

  • Carbon Monoxide concentration. remote bedroom. Data

Carbon Monoxide concentration. remote bedroom. Data 


  • Carbon Monoxide concentration. hallway outside remote bedroom. Data

 Carbon Monoxide concentration. hallway outside remote bedroom. Data


  • Carbon Monoxide concentration. front door hallway. Data

 Carbon Monoxide concentration. front door hallway. Data


  • Carbon Monoxide concentration. main bedroom. Data

Carbon Monoxide concentration. main bedroom. Data

 

CO2 Concentration

  • Carbon Dioxide concentration. remote bedroom. Data

 Carbon Dioxide concentration. remote bedroom. Data


  • Carbon Dioxide concentration. hallway outside remote bedroom. Data

 Carbon Dioxide concentration. hallway outside remote bedroom. Data


  • Carbon Dioxide concentration. front door hallway. Data

Carbon Dioxide concentration. front door hallway. Data 


  • Carbon Dioxide concentration. main bedroom. Data

Carbon Dioxide concentration. main bedroom. Data

 

O2 Concentration

  • Oxygen concentration. remote bedroom. Data

Oxygen concentration. remote bedroom. Data 


  • Oxygen concentration. hallway outside remote bedroom. Data

 Oxygen concentration. hallway outside remote bedroom. Data


  • Oxygen concentration. front door hallway. Data

 Oxygen concentration. front door hallway. Data


  • Oxygen concentration. main bedroom. Data

Oxygen concentration. main bedroom. Data

 

Heat Alarm

  • Heat Alarm 1. remote bedroom

Heat Alarm 1. remote bedroom

 

Smoke Alarm

  • Carbon Monoxide Alarm 2. remote bedroom

 Carbon Monoxide Alarm 2. remote bedroom


  • Ionization Smoke Alarm 3. remote bedroom

 Ionization Smoke Alarm 3. remote bedroom


  • Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 1. remote bedroom

 Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 1. remote bedroom


  • Carbon Monoxide Alarm 3. remote bedroom

 Carbon Monoxide Alarm 3. remote bedroom


  • Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 3. remote bedroom

 Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 3. remote bedroom


  • Ionization Smoke Alarm 4. remote bedroom

 Ionization Smoke Alarm 4. remote bedroom


  • Carbon Monoxide Alarm 1. remote bedroom

Carbon Monoxide Alarm 1. remote bedroom

 

Heat Alarm

  • Heat Alarm 1. hallway outside remote bedroom

Heat Alarm 1. hallway outside remote bedroom

 

Smoke Alarm

  • Carbon Monoxide Alarm 2. hallway outside remote bedroom

 Carbon Monoxide Alarm 2. hallway outside remote bedroom


  • Ionization Smoke Alarm 3. hallway outside remote bedroom

 Ionization Smoke Alarm 3. hallway outside remote bedroom


  • Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 1. hallway outside remote bedroom

 Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 1. hallway outside remote bedroom


  • Carbon Monoxide Alarm 3. hallway outside remote bedroom

 Carbon Monoxide Alarm 3. hallway outside remote bedroom


  • Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 3. hallway outside remote bedroom

 Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 3. hallway outside remote bedroom


  • Ionization Smoke Alarm 4. hallway outside remote bedroom

 Ionization Smoke Alarm 4. hallway outside remote bedroom


  • Carbon Monoxide Alarm 1. hallway outside remote bedroom

Carbon Monoxide Alarm 1. hallway outside remote bedroom

 

Heat Alarm

  • Heat Alarm 1. hallway outside main bedroom

Heat Alarm 1. hallway outside main bedroom

 

Smoke Alarm

  • Carbon Monoxide Alarm 2. hallway outside main bedroom

 Carbon Monoxide Alarm 2. hallway outside main bedroom


  • Ionization Smoke Alarm 3. hallway outside main bedroom

 Ionization Smoke Alarm 3. hallway outside main bedroom


  • Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 1. hallway outside main bedroom

 Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 1. hallway outside main bedroom


  • Carbon Monoxide Alarm 3. hallway outside main bedroom

 Carbon Monoxide Alarm 3. hallway outside main bedroom


  • Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 3. hallway outside main bedroom

 Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 3. hallway outside main bedroom


  • Ionization Smoke Alarm 4. hallway outside main bedroom

 Ionization Smoke Alarm 4. hallway outside main bedroom


  • Carbon Monoxide Alarm 1. hallway outside main bedroom

Carbon Monoxide Alarm 1. hallway outside main bedroom

 

Heat Alarm

  • Heat Alarm 1. main bedroom

Heat Alarm 1. main bedroom

 

Smoke Alarm

  • Carbon Monoxide Alarm 2. main bedroom

 Carbon Monoxide Alarm 2. main bedroom


  • Ionization Smoke Alarm 3. main bedroom

 Ionization Smoke Alarm 3. main bedroom


  • Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 1. main bedroom

 Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 1. main bedroom


  • Carbon Monoxide Alarm 3. main bedroom

 Carbon Monoxide Alarm 3. main bedroom


  • Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 3. main bedroom

     Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 3. main bedroom


  • Ionization Smoke Alarm 4. main bedroom

 Ionization Smoke Alarm 4. main bedroom


  • Carbon Monoxide Alarm 1. main bedroom

 Carbon Monoxide Alarm 1. main bedroom


  • Aspirated Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 1. remote bedroom

 Aspirated Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 1. remote bedroom


  • Aspirated Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 1. hallway outside remote bedroom

 Aspirated Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 1. hallway outside remote bedroom


  • Aspirated Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 1. hallway outside main bedroom

 Aspirated Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 1. hallway outside main bedroom


  • Aspirated Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 1. living room

 Aspirated Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 1. living room


  • Ionization Smoke Alarm 1. remote bedroom

 Ionization Smoke Alarm 1. remote bedroom


  • Ionization Smoke Alarm 1. hallway outside remote bedroom

 Ionization Smoke Alarm 1. hallway outside remote bedroom


  • Ionization Smoke Alarm 1. hallway outside main bedroom

 Ionization Smoke Alarm 1. hallway outside main bedroom


  • Ionization Smoke Alarm 1. main bedroom

 Ionization Smoke Alarm 1. main bedroom


  • Unmodified Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 2

 Unmodified Photoelectric Smoke Alarm 2


  • Unmodified Ionization Smoke Alarm 2

 Unmodified Ionization Smoke Alarm 2


  • Unmodified Ionization Smoke Alarm 4

Unmodified Ionization Smoke Alarm 4

 

 

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