Results of Cone Calorimeter Tests Conducted at the NFL/IRC

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20375933
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report, Institute for Research in Construction, National Research Council Canada; Volume 635
Physical description347 p.
SubjectFire
AbstractThis report summarizes the National Fire Laboratory's results from cone calorimeter tests undertaken in 1991 and 1992. Twenty-seven materials were tested, with the emphasis on interior wood lining materials, but also included: foams, furniture, wallpaper and some composite materials. The effect of testing with a grid cover compared to an edge frame is most apparent in the rate of heat release, ignition time, smoke production and flameout time. Using a grid cover, the rate of heat release was noticeably less while the other variables were increased.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierIRC-IR-635
NRC number3441
NPARC number20375933
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Record identifier656c68c4-eb85-4e19-af43-7ecd69864df7
Record created2012-07-23
Record modified2017-05-23
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