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1. Towards a Reference Polyurethane Foam and Bench Scale Test for Assessing Smoldering in Upholstered Furniture
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 12/8/2013
Authors: Mauro Zammarano, Szabolcs Matko, William M Pitts, Douglas Matthew Fox, Rick D Davis
Abstract: Smoldering poses a severe fire hazard due to the potentially lethal amount of toxic carbon monoxide released, and the possibility to reach flashover (through transition from smoldering to flaming) with heat sources otherwise too weak to directly ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914809

2. Performance Criteria For an ASTM XRF Standard Test Method For Chemical Analysis of Hydraulic Cements: Inter-Laboratory Study Cements E and F
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1815
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 12/6/2013
Author: Paul E Stutzman
Abstract: Bulk oxide determinations from a pair of portland cements provides the basis for calculation precision and accuracy values for X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysis for both the fused glass bead and the pressed powder sample preparation. This report is ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914657

3. SRM 2492 RHEOMETER USER GUIDE FOR GAP VERIFICATION AND TEST PROTOCOL
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 7/17/2013
Authors: Chiara F Ferraris, Jussara Tanesi
Abstract: N/A
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914092

4. Development of Standard Reference Materials for Cement-Based Materials
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 5/13/2013
Authors: Chiara F Ferraris, Nicos Martys, William L George
Abstract: Rheometers are used to determine the rheological properties of materials ranging from mayonnaise to concrete. While rotational rheometers are routinely used for homogeneous materials such as mayonnaise, their usage for characterization of a granular ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912949

5. Identifying improved standardized tests for measuring cement particle size and surface area
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 4/1/2013
Authors: Chiara F Ferraris, Edward Joseph Garboczi
Abstract: The Blaine fineness (Blaine) of a cement powder is a single parameter that is meant to characterize the specific surface area of a cement, and is assumed to be linked to physical and mechanical properties such as strength, setting time, and rheology. ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912509

6. Certification of SRM 2492: Bingham Paste Mixture for Rheological Measurements
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 260-174Rev. 2012
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 6/7/2012
Authors: Chiara F Ferraris, Paul E Stutzman, William F Guthrie
Abstract: Rheological measurements are often performed using a rotational rheometer. In this type of rheometer, the tested fluid is sheared between two surfaces, one of which is rotating [1]. Usually, the angular velocity is imposed and the response of the mat ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911268

7. Flexible polyurethane foam with well characterized and reproducible smoldering
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 3/24/2012
Authors: Mauro Zammarano, Szabolcs Matko, Rick D Davis, Roland H. Kraemer
Abstract: Smoldering is a self-sustaining heterogeneous oxidation reaction that induces a slow, low temperature, flameless combustion.1 Flexible polyurethane foams (PUF) are particularly prone to smoldering due to their high air permeability and low density. I ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909925

8. Thermal Properties and Thermal Modeling of Ballistic Clay Box
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7840
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 12/30/2011
Authors: Dale P Bentz, Amanda Lattam Forster, Kirk D Rice, Michael A Riley
Abstract: A critical component of hard and soft body armor testing is the utilization of a clay block behind the component being evaluated. One of the performance metrics used to evaluate products is the penetration depth into the clay of an indentation ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910244

9. Service Life Prediction for Sealants
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 9/29/2011
Authors: Christopher C White, Donald Lee Hunston, Kar Tean Tan, James J Filliben
Abstract: Previous industry consensus postulated that four elements of the weather: Temperature, Humidity, Ultraviolet Radiation, and Mechanical loading were responsible for the majority of the changes observed in sealants exposed to outdoor weathering. The N ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908778

10. Measurement Science Roadmap for Workability of Cementitious Materials: Workshop Summary Report
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1704
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 8/15/2011
Authors: Chiara F Ferraris, Nicos Martys
Abstract: This report summarizes the results of the workshop ,Measurement Science Roadmap for Workability of Cementitious MaterialsŠ held on March 18, 2011 in Gaithersburg Maryland and sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology with collab ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908815



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