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Materials flammability

News and Updates

Interflam 2019

Six members of the NIST Fire Research Division (including three current or former members of the Flammability Reduction

FRPM19

Figure 1. Reduced-Scale Test to Assess the Effect of Fire Barriers on the Combustion Behavior of Core Flammable

Projects and Programs

Residential Fire Safety Innovation

Residential fire losses substantially dominate the total fire losses in the U.S. accounting for 83% of the 2855 deaths, 78% or the 16500 injuries, and 58% of

Engineered Fire Safe Products

This project will conduct research to support the use of lightweight (wood, plastics, and composites)-engineered fire safe products (L-EFSP) with long fire

Publications

Software

FDS and Smokeview

Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS) is a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model of fire-driven fluid flow. The software solves numerically a form of the Navier

Tools and Instruments