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  • NEN EN 13823 : 2010 + A1 2014

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    Published date:  12-01-2013

    Publisher:  Netherlands Standards

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    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Test facility
       4.1 General
       4.2 Test room
       4.3 Materials
       4.4 Test apparatus
       4.5 Smoke exhaust system
       4.6 General measurement section equipment
       4.7 Other general equipment
    5 Test specimen
       5.1 Dimensions of specimen
       5.2 Mounting of specimen
           5.2.1 Mounting as in end use application
           5.2.2 Standard mounting
       5.3 Installation of the specimen wings in the trolley
       5.4 Number of specimens
    6 Conditioning
    7 Principle
    8 Test procedure
       8.1 General
       8.2 Testing operations
       8.3 Visual observation and manual recording of data
           8.3.1 General
           8.3.2 Pre-test conditions
           8.3.3 Lateral flame spread on the long wing
           8.3.4 Flaming particles or droplets
           8.3.5 End of test conditions
           8.3.6 Recorded events
       8.4 Automated recording of data
       8.5 Early termination of test
    9 Expression of results
    10 Test report
    Annex A (normative) Calculation procedures
            A.1 General
                A.1.1 General remarks
                A.1.2 Calculations to be performed on the
                      test data
                A.1.3 Calculations to be performed on calibration
                A.1.4 Standard data set
            A.2 Synchronization of data
                A.2.1 O[2] and CO[2] synchronization with T[ms]
            A.3 Checking equipment response
                A.3.1 Burner switch response time
                A.3.2 Temperature readings
                A.3.3 Drift in gas concentration measurement
                A.3.4 Drift in light attenuation measurement
            A.4 Exposure period
            A.5 Heat output
                A.5.1 Calculation of heat release rate (HRR)
                A.5.2 Calculation of THR(t) and THR[600s]
                A.5.3 Calculation of FIGRA[0,2MJ] and FIGRA[0,4MJ]
                      (fire growth rate indices)
            A.6 Smoke production
                A.6.1 Calculation of smoke production rate (SPR)
                A.6.2 Calculation of TSP(t) and TSP[600s]
                A.6.3 Calculation of SMOGRA (smoke growth rate index)
            A.7 Calculations for calibrations
                A.7.1 Propane heat release
    Annex B (informative) Precision of test method
            B.1 General remarks and results
            B.2 Calculation of test results
            B.3 Statistical analysis
            B.4 Statistical results
    Annex C (normative) Calibration procedures
            C.1 Procedures for separate pieces of equipment
                C.1.1 General
                C.1.2 Oxygen analyser adjustment
                C.1.3 Oxygen analyser output noise and drift
                C.1.4 Carbon dioxide analyser adjustment
                C.1.5 Check of propane mass flow controller
                C.1.6 Light system calibration
            C.2 System response calibrations
                C.2.1 Burner heat output step calibration
                C.2.2 Heptane calibration
                C.2.3 Velocity profile factor k[t,v]
                C.2.4 Flow factor k[t]
    Annex D (informative) Calibration procedures
            D.1 Procedures for separate pieces of equipment
                D.1.1 General
                D.1.2 Oxygen analyser adjustment
                D.1.3 Carbon dioxide analyser adjustment
                D.1.4 Check of propane mass flow controller
                D.1.5 Optical filter check
            D.2 Check of the thermal attack on the specimens
                D.2.1 General
                D.2.2 Procedure
    Annex E (normative) Design drawings
    Annex F (informative) Data file format
    Annex G (informative) Record sheet

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    Specifies a method of test for determining the reaction to fire performance of construction products excluding floorings, and excluding products which are indicated in the EC Decision 2000/147/EC, when exposed to thermal attack by a single burning item (SBI).

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    Development Note Supersedes NEN SPE 13823. (05/2003) 2010 Edition Re-Issued in November 2014 & incorporates AMD 1 2014. (01/2015)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Netherlands Standards
    Status Current
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