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Results of barrier fabrics tested in an inverted configuration

Rick D. Davis, Shonali Nazare, Szabolcs Matko, William M. Pitts, Mauro Zammarano
The document will be used to facilitate discussions between California Bureau of Electronics and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings, and Thermal Insulation

Evaluating Fire Blocking Performance of Barrier Fabrics

Shonali Nazare, William M. Pitts, Shaun M. Flynn, John R. Shields, Rick D. Davis
The purpose of fire blocking barrier materials is to reduce the flammability of soft furnishings ( mattresses and upholstered furniture) by preventing or

Guidelines for Evaluating Fire Blocking Barrier Fabrics

Shonali Nazare, William M. Pitts, Shaun M. Flynn, Rick D. Davis, John R. Shields
This document provides guidelines to quantify fire performance properties of fire blocking barrier materials used in soft furnishings. In an attempt to enable a

Fire Spread and Growth on Flexible Polyurethane Foam

William M. Pitts, Gregory Hasapis, Patrick Macatangga
A series of experiments designed to characterize fire spread and growth on flat samples of commercial non-fire-retarded flexible polyurethane foam have been