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Learning How to Better Protect Steel at High Temperatures: NIST Develops New Ways of Testing and Measuring Fire-Resistive Materials

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Author(s)

Dale P. Bentz, Christopher C. White

Abstract

This paper presents a summary of research performed during a three-year NIST/industry consortium, "Performance Assessment and Optimization of Fire Resistive Materials." Progress in assessing thermophysical properties and adhesion performance of these materials is reviewed.
Citation
Modern Steel Construction

Keywords

Adhesion, building technology, fire resistive material, microstructure, thermal conductivity.

Citation

Bentz, D. and White, C. (2009), Learning How to Better Protect Steel at High Temperatures: NIST Develops New Ways of Testing and Measuring Fire-Resistive Materials, Modern Steel Construction, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=902721 (Accessed April 12, 2024)
Created July 1, 2009, Updated February 19, 2017