Small tunnel-furnace test for measuring surface flammability
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Published by The Laboratory in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fireproofing of wood -- Testing.,
  • Building materials -- Testing.,
  • Wallboard -- Testing.,
  • Wood -- Thermal properties -- Testing.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Forest Products Laboratory, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
SeriesU.S. Forest Service research note FPL -- 0167.
ContributionsBruce, H. D., Miniutti, V. P.
The Physical Object
Pagination13, [10] p. :
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16021643M

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Other Scholarly Content Small tunnel furnace test for measuring surface flammability Public Deposited. Analytics × Add to Cited by: 1. The ft tunnel furnace method was developed at the Underwriters’ Laboratories, Inc., Chicago, Ill., under the supervision of A. J. Steiner, for whom the tunnel method has been named. This method is probably the best known of the currently used tests for measuring surface flammability characteristics of building materials. Small tunnel furnace test for measuring surface flammability By Publisher: Madison, Wis.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. Order of ranking of the surface flammability of untreated wood products by the small tunnel is generally the same as by the ASTM E 84 tunnel test. However, for fire-retardant treated and coated materials in which flaming is very weak, the direct correlation of index values is not good because the 8-ft tunnel usually produces the higher flame-index values.

Order of ranking of the surface flammability of untreated wood products by the small tunnel is generally the same as by the ASTM E 84 tunnel test. However, for fire-retardant treated and coated materials in which flaming is very weak, the direct correlation of index values is not good because the 8-ft tunnel usually produces the higher flame-index by: 4. The method of test was that described by Bruce and Miniutti in "Measuring Surface Flammability," ASTM Bulletin , of May , and Forest Products Laboratory Report No. , "Small Tunnel Furnace Test for Measuring Surface Flammability," In this test a specimen 14 inches wide by 8 feet long, conditioned to. plication of this method for measuring surface flammability characteristics has also been more recently released (3, 5, 6). 3 It was considered desirable in order to check the completeness and accuracy of the method description and the reproducibility of the flame-spread test to. American society of testing and materials, standatd test method for surface burning characteristics of building materials. Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Vol. 0 ASTM, Philadelphia,PA, Author: Asimananda Khandual.

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