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111. Development of Flammability Criteria for Transforner Dielectric Fluids. Final Report.
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Published: 2/1/1980
Author: Richard George Gann

112. Estimating Data for the Incapacitation of Smoke-Sensitive People by Fire Smoke
Published: Date unknown
Author: Richard George Gann
Abstract: The objective of fire hazard and risk analyses is to estimate conditions of safety for people, including those that are more sensitive to fire smoke than others. For this purpose, this paper develops a method for estimating, from information on leth ...

113. Flame Retardants: An Overview
Published: Date unknown
Authors: Richard George Gann, Jeffrey W Gilman
Abstract: Flame retardant additives are ubiquitous in commercial products. They reduce fire losses by decreasing the likelihood of ignition and the rate of heat release of the products in which they are compounded. This article outlines the definition, appli ...

114. NIST: A Century in the Business of Fire Safety
Published: Date unknown
Author: Richard George Gann
Abstract: This year, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), formerly the National Bureau of Standards (NBS), turned 100 years old. During that century, NBS/NIST measurement technology has done much to enable the business of fire safety. T ...

115. Preface to the Cumulative Proceedings of the First 14 Halon Options Technical Working Conferences
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 984-2
Published: Date unknown
Authors: Richard George Gann, Star R Burgess, Kathleen C Whisner, Paul A Reneke
Abstract: As a result of the 1987 Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer and the 1990 U.S. Clean Air Act, there began a movement toward phaseout of the use of the halon fire suppressants. The HOTWC was initiated as a forum for such contr ...

116. Real Fire Performance of Partition Assemblies: Insulated and Non-Insulated Assemblies
Published: Date unknown
Authors: Samuel L Manzello, Richard George Gann, S R. Kukuck, Kuldeep R Prasad, Walter William Jones
Abstract: Two gypsum wall assemblies were exposed to intense real-scale compartment fires, from the time of ignition to beyond flashover. The construction of each assembly (2.44 m by 2.44 m) was identical, with the exception that one of the wall assemblies wa ...

117. Smoke Toxicity Data for Fire Hazard and Risk Assessment of Cable Products
Published: Date unknown
Authors: Richard George Gann, Richard D Peacock, Jason D Averill, Marc R. Nyden
Abstract: This report presents the methodology for and results from a series of room-scale fire tests to produce data on the yields of toxic products in both pre-flashover and post-flashover fires. Trays of common household electric cable burned in a room wit ...

118. Sublethal Effects of Fire Smoke, Appendix: Toxicological Data
Published: Date unknown
Author: Richard George Gann
Abstract: Sublethal Effects of Fire Smoke, Appendix: Toxicological Data.

119. Testing of an Alternate Smoking Material
Published: Date unknown
Author: Richard George Gann
Abstract: ASTM test method E2187-02b is not appropriate for measuring the ignition strength of a cigarette-shaped smoking material that does not have a tobacco column that burns during smoking. This letter reports a measurement of the relative ignition stren ...

120. Toxic Potency Values for Smoke from Products and Materials
Published: Date unknown
Authors: J L Neviaser, Richard George Gann
Abstract: Many devices have been used to generate data on the toxic potency of smoke from burning products and materials. This paper critically reviews those apparatus and sorts them by the combustion conditions (related to a type of fire) producing the smoke ...

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