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    TYPE 1 HEAVY DUTY FIRE BLANKETS AND TYPE 2 HEAVY DUTY HEAT PROTECTIVE BLANKETS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1999

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
         Foreword
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Definitions
    4 Type requirements
    5 Physical requirements
    6 Functional requirements
    7 Marking
    Annex A (normative) Preparation of samples, conditioning,
            storage and sequence of testing
    Annex B (normative) Thermal insulation test
    Annex C (normative) Hot cutting test
    Annex D (normative) Electrical resistance test
    Annex E (normative) Volatile liquid fire
    Annex F (normative) Cooking oil fire
    Figure B.1 - Sample holder
    Figure C.1 - Hot cutting test apparatus
    Figure C.2 - Arrangement of test specimen and cutting bar
    Figure D.1 - Electrical resistance test apparatus
    Figure E.1 - Volatile liquid fire test apparatus
    Figure F.1 - Cooking oil fire test apparatus
    Table 1 - Type requirements for type 1 and type 2 blankets

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    Requirements for protective blankets intended for use by one person in industrial or fire service applications. Two types are specified: Type 1: heavy duty fire blankets to protect against the effects of heat and to extinguish small or moderate sized fires Type 2: heavy duty heat protective blankets

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    Committee FSH/2/13
    Development Note Supersedes BS 6575(1985) (09/1999) Supersedes 98/541115 DC. (06/2005) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, December 2011. (11/2011)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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

    BS PD6686(2006) : 2006 GUIDANCE ON DIRECTIVES, REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS RELATED TO PREVENTION OF FIRE AND EXPLOSION IN THE PROCESS INDUSTRIES

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

    BS 970-1(1996) : 1996 SPECIFICATION FOR WROUGHT STEELS FOR MECHANICAL AND ALLIED ENGINEERING PURPOSES - GENERAL INSPECTION AND TESTING PROCEDURES AND SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR CARBON, CARBON MANGANESE, ALLOY AND STAINLESS STEELS
    BS EN 532 : 1995 PROTECTIVE CLOTHING - PROTECTION AGAINST HEAT AND FLAME - TEST METHOD FOR LIMITED FLAME SPREAD
    BS 3692(1967) : 1967 SPECIFICATION FOR ISO METRIC PRECISION HEXAGON BOLTS, SCREWS AND NUTS - METRIC UNITS
    BS 970-3(1991) : 1991 SPECIFICATION FOR WROUGHT STEEL FOR MECHANICAL AND ALLIED ENGINEERING PURPOSES - PART 3: BRIGHT BARS FOR GENERAL ENGINEERING PURPOSES
    BS EN 373 : 1993 PROTECTIVE CLOTHING - ASSESSMENT OF RESISTANCE OF MATERIALS TO MOLTEN METAL SPLASH
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