ASTM E1822 - 17

Standard Test Method for Fire Testing of Stacked Chairs

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1.1 This is a fire-test-response standard.1.2 This test method provides a means of determining the burning behavior of stacking chairs used in public occupancies by measuring specific fire-test responses when a stack of chairs is subjected to a specified flaming ignition source under well ventilated conditions.1.3 This test method is limited to stacked chairs.1.4 Test data are obtained describing the burning behavior following application of a specific ignition source, from ignition until all burning has ceased, a period of 1 h has elapsed, or flashover under test conditions appears inevitable.1.5 This test method does not provide information on the fire performance of stacked chairs under fire conditions other than those conditions specified in this test method. In particular, this test method does not apply to smoldering ignition by cigarettes. See 5.11 for further information.1.6 The rate of heat release of the burning test specimen is measured by an oxygen consumption method. See

Number of pages: 24

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ICS: 97.140 - Furniture 13.220.40 - Ignitability and burning behaviour of materials and products

Item number: A006376