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Assessment of Correlations Between Laboratory and Full Scale Experiments for the FAA Aircraft Fire Safety Program. Part 3: ASTM E 84.

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Author(s)

W J. Parker

Abstract

A comparison is presented between the room fire performance in four different full scale fire test series and the flame spread classification obtained by the ASTM E84 tunnel test for a wide range of materials. A good correlation is obtained only for conventional interior finish materials. A flame spread hypothesis is presented to account for the stopping of the flame in the tunnel and the difference in the fire performance of materials in the tunnel test and in the tunnel test and in the room fire test.
Citation
NBSIR 82-2564; DOT/FAA/CT-81/133;

Keywords

ASTM E84, fire tests, flame spread, heat release, room fires, tunnel tests

Citation

Parker, W. (1983), Assessment of Correlations Between Laboratory and Full Scale Experiments for the FAA Aircraft Fire Safety Program. Part 3: ASTM E 84., NBSIR 82-2564; DOT/FAA/CT-81/133;, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=916732 (Accessed March 2, 2024)
Created January 1, 1983, Updated February 17, 2017