Preliminary Investigation into the Use of Sheet Metal as a Membrane Protection for Steel Beams and Columns

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada; Volume 352
Physical description12 p.
Abstract'Membrane protection' is a continuous protective layer separating the member to be protected from the fire, without direct thermal contact between the protective layer and the member. This report describes the results of two fire tests on steel beams protected with loose insulating materials enclosed in a sheet steel membrane case.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number7533
NPARC number20337930
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Record identifier5645ee9e-f995-441b-bee1-3de05f3add0a
Record created2012-07-19
Record modified2017-05-23
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