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BS 476-12:1991

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Fire tests on building materials and structures Method of test for ignitability of products by direct flame impingement

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Language(s)

English

Published date

31-03-2014

Committees responsible
Foreword
1 Scope
2 Definitions
3 Principle
4 Safety considerations
5 Apparatus
6 Conditioning and testing atmospheres
7 Ignition source application times
8 Specimens
9 Room ventilation
10 Procedure
11 Report
Appendix A - Result sheet
Appendix B - Use by specifiers
Publication(s) referred to

Method using a choice of seven flaming ignition sources for a variety of flame application times.

This Part of BS476 describes a method of test for the determination of the ignitability of materials, composites and assemblies subjected to direct impingement of flames of different size and intensity but without impressed irradiance.

NOTE The titles of the publications referred to in this standard are listed on the inside back cover.

Committee
FSH/21
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes BS 476-5(1979) and 90/36346 DC. (06/2004)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
20
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Current
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