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    METHODS OF TEST FOR THE IGNITABILITY OF BEDCOVERS AND PILLOWS BY SMOULDERING AND FLAMING IGNITION SOURCES

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1989

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Committees responsible
    Methods
    Section one. General
    1. Scope
    2. Definitions
    3. Criteria of ignition
    4. General principle
    5. Health and safety of operators
    6. Apparatus
    7. Conditioning and testing
    Section two. Pillow and continental quilts tested with
    smouldering and flaming ignition sources
    8. General
    9. Test specimens
    10. Ignition sources
    11. Test procedures
    Section three. Individual bedcovers (including mattress
    cases and covers, sheets, pillowslips, blankets, bed-
    spreads and continental quilt covers) tested with
    smouldering and flaming ignition sources
    12. General
    13. Test specimens
    14. Ignition sources
    15. Test procedures
    Section four. Composite of known bedcovers and pillows
    testsed with smouldering and flaming ignition sources
    16. General
    17. Test specimens
    18. Ignition sources
    19. Test procedures
    Section five. Final examination of test specimens and
    test report
    20. Final examination
    21. Test report
    Appendix
    A. Preferred test report layout
    Tables
    1. Tests with smouldering and flaming ignition sources
        for pillows and continental quilts
    2. Distance of ignition source below test specimen
        for pillows and continental quilts
    3. Test with smouldering and flaming ignition sources
        for individual bedcovers
    4. Distance of ignition source below test specimen
        for individual bedcovers
    5. Tests with smouldering and flaming ignition sources
        for composite of known bedcovers and pillows
    6. Distance of ignition source below test specimen
        for composite of known bedcovers and pillows
    Figures
    1. Test rig
    2. Test rig and mineral wool fibre pad
    3. Position of ignition sources for pillows and
        continental quilts
    4. Position of ignition sources for bedcovers
    5. Position of ignition sources for composite of known
        bedcovers and pillows

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Covers methods of test for the ignitability of bedcovers and pillows when subjected to smouldering and flaming types of ignition sources of differing severities.

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    Committee TCI/63
    Development Note Supersedes 88/37426 DC (09/2005) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, October 2008. (09/2008)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current

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

    BS 5815-3(1991) : 1991 SHEETS, SHEETING, PILLOWSLIPS, TOWELS, NAPKINS, COUNTERPANES AND CONTINENTAL QUILT SECONDARY COVERS SUITABLE FOR USE IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR - SPECIFICATION FOR COUNTERPANES AND CONTINENTAL QUILT SECONDARY COVERS INCLUDING FLAMMABILITY PERFORMANCE
    BS PD2777(1994) : 1994 FABRIC FLAMMABILITY AND BURNING ACCIDENTS
    BS 5866-3(1991) : 1991 BLANKETS SUITABLE FOR USE IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR - SPECIFICATION FOR SYNTHETIC FIBRE CELLULAR BLANKETS
    DEFSTAN 07-247(PT1)/3(2009) : 2009 THE SELECTION OF MATERIALS ON THE BASIS OF THEIR FIRE CHARACTERISTICS - PART 1: SELECTION OF MATERIALS ON THE BASIS OF THEIR FIRE CHARACTERISTICS
    DEFSTAN 07-247(PT1)/2(2006) : 2006 THE SELECTION OF MATERIALS ON THE BASIS OF THEIR FIRE CHARACTERISTICS - PART 1: SELECTION OF MATERIALS ON THE BASIS OF THEIR FIRE CHARACTERISTICS
    BS 5866-4(1991) : 1991 BLANKETS SUITABLE FOR USE IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR - SPECIFICATION FOR FLAMMABILITY PERFORMANCE
    AFAP-1 : 2010 NATO REACTION-TO-FIRE TESTS FOR MATERIALS - POLICY FOR THE PRE-SELECTION OF MATERIALS FOR MILITARY APPLICATIONS
    BS PD CR 13455 : 1999 SOIL IMPROVERS AND GROWING MEDIA - GUIDELINES FOR THE SAFETY OF USERS, THE ENVIRONMENT AND PLANTS
    S.R. CR 13455:1999 SOIL IMPROVERS AND GROWING MEDIA - GUIDELINES FOR THE SAFETY OF USERS, THE ENVIRONMENT AND PLANTS
    CR 13455 : 1999 SOIL IMPROVERS AND GROWING MEDIA - GUIDELINES FOR THE SAFETY OF USERS, THE ENVIRONMENT AND PLANTS
    PD 2777:1994 FABRIC FLAMMABILITY AND BURNING ACCIDENTS

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 6807(1986) : 1986 METHODS OF TEST FOR THE IGNITABILITY OF MATTRESS WITH PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SOURCES OF IGNITION
    BS 5852-1(1979) : 1979 FIRE TEST FOR FURNITURE - PART 1: METHODS OF TEST FOR THE IGNITABILITY BY SMOKER'S MATERIALS OF UPHOLSTERED COMPOSITES FOR SEATING
    BS 5803-1(1985) : 1985 THERMAL INSULATION FOR USE IN PITCHED ROOF SPACES IN DWELLINGS - SPECIFICATION FOR MAN MADE MINERAL FIBRE THERMAL INSULATION MATS
    BS 5852-2(1982) : 1982 FIRE TESTS FOR FURNITURE - PART 2: METHODS OF TEST FOR THE IGNITABILITY OF UPHOLSTERED COMPOSITES FOR SEATING BY FLAMING SOURCES
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