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  • BS 6575(1985) : 1985

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    SPECIFICATION FOR FIRE BLANKETS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  15-10-1999

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1985

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Committees responsible
    Specification
    1 Scope
    2 Definitions
    3 Classification
    4 Size and shape
    5 Mass
    6 Hand holding devices
    7 Appearance and bi-lateral use
    8 Resistance to fraying
    9 Flexibility
    10 Ease of removal and unpacking
    11 Test conditions and preparation of samples
    12 Thermal insulation (heavy duty fire blankets only)
    13 Resistance to the effects of hot cutting (heavy
        duty fire blankets only)
    14 Electrical insulation
    15 Reusability
    16 Fire performance tests
    17 Marking
    Appendices
    A Preparation of samples, conditioning, storage and
        sequence of testing
    B Thermal insulation test
    C Hot cutting test
    D Electrical resistance test
    E Volatile liquid test fires
    F Cooking oil test fires
    Table
    1 Tray dimensions and quantity of fuel
    Figures
    1 Sample holder in 8 mm x 8 mm steel bar
    2 Typical arrangement for hot cutting test
    3 Arrangement of test specimen and cutting bar
    4 Typical arrangement for electrical test
    5 Typical arrangement for volatile liquid test fire
    6 Typical arrangement for cooking oil test

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    Describes requirements for fire blankets intended for use by one person. Fire blankets are classified as either light duty or heavy duty, with correspondingly different suggested applications. This standard does not apply to fire blankets that: are made from asbestos, have sides of differing appearance, finish or colour, have a performance that differs according to which side is used, and are made of metallic sandwich construction.

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    Committee FSM/2
    Development Note Approved under the UK Consumer Protection Act 1987 Supersedes DEFSTAN 42-28/2(1982) (08/2003)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 476-12(1991) : 1991 FIRE TESTS ON BUILDING MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES - PART 12: METHOD OF TEST FOR IGNITABILITY OF PRODUCTS BY DIRECT FLAME IMPINGEMENT
    BS 5588-6(1991) : 1991 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 6: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PLACES OF ASSEMBLY
    BS 5908(1990) : 1990 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE CHEMICAL AND ALLIED INDUSTRIES
    BS 6767-2(1998) : 1998 TRANSPORTABLE ACCOMMODATION UNITS - RECOMMENDATIONS FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF SERVICES AND FITTINGS WITH GUIDANCE ON TRANSPORTATION, SITTING AND ASPECTS RELATING TO HABITATION
    BS 5588-1(1990) : 1990 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS
    BS 3632(1995) : 1995 SPECIFICATION FOR RESIDENTIAL PARK HOMES
    BS 3632:1995 SPECIFICATION FOR RESIDENTIAL PARK HOMES

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    BS 6249-1(1982) : 1982 MATERIALS AND MATERIAL ASSEMBLIES USED IN CLOTHING FOR PROTECTION AGAINST HEAT AND FLAME - SPECIFICATION FOR FLAMMABILITY TESTING AND PERFORMANCE
    BS 970-1(1983) : 1983 SPECIFICATION FOR WROUGHT STEELS FOR MECHANICAL AND ALLIED ENGINEERING PURPOSES - GENERAL INSPECTION AND TESTING PROCEDURES AND SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR CARBON,CARBON MANGANESE,ALLOY ETC
    BS 5499-1(1984) : LATEST FIRE SAFETY SIGNS NOTICES AND GRAPHIC SYMBOLS - SPECIFICATION FOR FIRE SAFETY SIGNS
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