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  • BS 5438:1976

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    METHODS OF TEST FOR FLAMMABILITY OF VERTICALLY ORIENTED TEXTILE FABRICS AND FABRIC ASSEMBLIES SUBJECTED TO A SMALL IGNITING FLAME

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  30-11-1976

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Cooperating organizations
    Foreword
    Section 1 - General
    1 Scope
    2 References
    3 Definitions
    Section 2 - Information common to methods 1, 2 and 3
    4 Conditioning and testing
    5 Health and safety of operators
    6 Apparatus
    7 Control of flame size
    8 Room ventilation
    Section 3 - Methods of test
    9 Test 1
    10 Test 2
    11 Test 3
    Appendix A - Notes for users of the standard
    Appendix B - Proposed criteria of acceptance
    Publications referred to

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    Describes test methods for observing and measuring aspects of the flammability (when subjected to a small igniting flame) of vertically oriented textile fabrics, specimens being either a single layer or an assembly of two or more layers.

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    Committee FBT/19
    Development Note Supersedes 74/35997 DC. (08/2005) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, August 2013. (10/2013)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current

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    BS 6341:1983 SPECIFICATION FOR FABRICS FOR CAMPING TENTS
    BS PD2777(1994) : 1994 FABRIC FLAMMABILITY AND BURNING ACCIDENTS
    BS 7394-1(1996) : 1996 COMPLETE SPECTACLES - SPECIFICATION FOR READY-TO-WEAR NEAR-VISION SPECTACLES
    BS 6476(1984) : 1984 GUIDE TO GARMENT QUALITY AND RELEVANT BRITISH STANDARDS
    BS 3566:1982 Specification for lightweight salvage sheets for fire service use
    BS 5722(1984) : 1984 SPECIFICATION FOR FLAMMABILITY PERFORMANCE OF FABRICS AND FABRIC ASSEMBLIES USED IN SLEEPWEAR AND DRESSING GOWNS
    BS 5867-2(1980) : 1980 SPECIFICATION FOR FABRICS FOR CURTAINS AND DRAPES - FLAMMABILITY REQUIREMENTS
    BS 5651:1978 CLEANSING AND WETTING PROCEDURES FOR USE IN THE ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECT OF CLEANSING AND WETTING ON THE FLAMMABILITY OF TEXTILE FABRICS AND FABRIC ASSEMBLIES
    BS 5722:1984 SPECIFICATION FOR FLAMMABILITY PERFORMANCE OF FABRICS AND FABRIC ASSEMBLIES USED IN SLEEPWEAR AND DRESSING GOWNS
    PD 2777:1994 FABRIC FLAMMABILITY AND BURNING ACCIDENTS

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    BS 2963:1958 METHODS OF TEST FOR THE FLAMMABILITY OF FABRICS
    BS 476-7(1997) : 1997 FIRE TESTS ON BUILDING MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES - PART 7: METHOD OF TEST TO DETERMINE THE CLASSIFICATION OF THE SURFACE SPREAD OF FLAME OF PRODUCTS
    BS 3119:1959 Specification for method of test for flameproof materials
    BS 4250(1997) : 1997 SPECIFICATION FOR COMMERCIAL BUTANE AND COMMERCIAL PROPANE
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