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Accession Number PB2013-107586
Title Standard Operating procedures for Smolder Ignition testing of Upholstery Fabrics.
Publication Date Nov 2012
Media Count 24p
Personal Author M. Zammarano R. D. Davis R. H. Kramer S. Matko
Abstract This manuscript describes a methodology to measure the influence of an upholstery cover fabric to promote smoldering mass loss of a small-scale mock-up constructed of standard polyurethane foam, a cover fabric, and cotton cover cloth, and a standard cigarette. The primary test metric is total mock-up mass loss after 45 min exposure to the cigarette smoldering ignition source. The testing materials are available through NIST as Standard Reference Material (SRM) 1202: Fabric Smoldering Ignition Testing Materials.
Keywords Cigarettes
Fire exposure
Materials testing
Polyurethane foam
Standard operating procedures

Source Agency National Institute of Standards and Technology
NTIS Subject Category 81A - Combustion & Ignition
71I - Fibers & Textiles
Corporate Author National Inst. of Standards and Technology (EL), Gaithersburg, MD. Fire Research Div.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1315
Contract Number N/A

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