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    Standard Test Method for Determining Changes in Fire-Test-Response Characteristics of Cushioning Materials After Water Leaching

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  13-06-2016

    Publisher:  American Society for Testing and Materials

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    1.1This fire-test-response test method covers a procedure for leaching cushioning materials with water and determining changes in two specific fire-test-response characteristics: (1) the surface flammability, in accordance with Test Method D3675, and (2) the specific optical density of smoke generated, in accordance with Test Method E662.

    1.2In view of the wide variation in potential service conditions, it is likely that results of this leaching test will not give a direct correlation with service performance for all applications. However, the test method yields comparative data on which to base judgments as to expected service of cushioning materials and is useful in research and development work.

    1.3The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.4This standard is used to measure and describe the response of materials, products, or assemblies to heat and flame under controlled conditions, but does not by itself incorporate all factors required for fire hazard or fire risk assessment of the materials, products, or assemblies under actual fire conditions.

    1.5This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific precautionary statements, see Section 7.

    1.6Fire testing is inherently hazardous. Adequate safeguards for personnel and property shall be employed in conducting these tests.

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    Committee F 33
    Document Type Test Method
    Publisher American Society for Testing and Materials
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    ASTM D 3675 : 2014 Standard Test Method for Surface Flammability of Flexible Cellular Materials Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source
    ASTM E 176 : 2018 : REV A : EDT 1 Standard Terminology of Fire Standards
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    ASTM D 3675 : 2001 Standard Test Method for Surface Flammability of Flexible Cellular Materials Using A Radiant Heat Energy Source
    ASTM D 3675 : 2008 Standard Test Method for Surface Flammability of Flexible Cellular Materials Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source
    ASTM E 176 : 2021 Standard Terminology of Fire Standards
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    ASTM D 3675 : 2016 Standard Test Method for Surface Flammability of Flexible Cellular Materials Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source
    ASTM E 176 : 2018 : REV A : EDT 2 Standard Terminology of Fire Standards
    ASTM D 3675 : 2021 : REV A Standard Test Method for Surface Flammability of Flexible Cellular Materials Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source
    ASTM D 3675 : 2017 Standard Test Method for Surface Flammability of Flexible Cellular Materials Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source
    ASTM D 3675 : 2011 Standard Test Method for Surface Flammability of Flexible Cellular Materials Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source
    ASTM D 3675 : 2012 Standard Test Method for Surface Flammability of Flexible Cellular Materials Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source
    ASTM E 662 : 2021 : REV A : EDT 1 Standard Test Method for Specific Optical Density of Smoke Generated by Solid Materials
    ASTM D 3675 : 1998 Standard Test Method for Surface Flammability of Flexible Cellular Materials Using A Radiant Heat Energy Source
    ASTM E 176 : 2021 : REV A Standard Terminology of Fire Standards
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