ASTM F1870 - 16

Standard Guide for Selection of Fire Test Methods for the Assessment of Upholstered Furnishings in Detention and Correctional Facilities


Status:
Current
Type:
Standard
Language:
English
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Scope

1.1 This is a fire-test-response guide.1.2 This guide is intended to provide guidance for the selection of test methods that are applicable to determining fire-test-response characteristics of upholstered furniture items contained within a detention cell.1.3 This guide is intended for use by those interested in assessing the fire properties of the upholstery products and their component materials or composites, within cells and other areas (such as isolation lounges) of detention and correctional occupancies.1.4 This guide includes standard test methods promulgated by ASTM, NFPA, Underwriters Laboratories, trade associations and government agencies and other proposed test methods. It does not include industrial materials specification tests. The guide indicates some means by which modifications of standard test methods lead to potential achievement of certain testing goals.1.5 The values stated in SI units are to regarded as standard; see IEEE/ASTM SI 10 for further details. The unit

Number of pages: 13

International relationships :

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

Item number: A003082