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  • NFPA 262 : 2015

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    METHOD OF TEST FOR FLAME TRAVEL AND SMOKE OF WIRES AND CABLES FOR USE IN AIR-HANDLING SPACES

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy

    Superseded date:  18-12-2018

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2015

    Publisher:  National Fire Protection Association

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    Chapter 1 - Administration
    Chapter 2 - Referenced Publications
    Chapter 3 - Definitions
    Chapter 4 - Test Apparatus
    Chapter 5 - Test Specimens
    Chapter 6 - Maintenance and Calibration of Test
                 Equipment
    Chapter 7 - Test Specimen Preparation
    Chapter 8 - Test Procedure
    Chapter 9 - Post-Test Cleanup and Inspection
    Chapter 10 - Calculations
    Chapter 11 - Report
    Chapter 12 - Precision and Bias
    Annex A - Explanatory Material
    Annex B - Smoke and Heat Release
              Measurements
    Annex C - Smoke Measurement System and
              Chamber-Brick Configuration: Detail Drawings
    Annex D - Standard Reference Cable Test
    Annex E - Informational References
    Index

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    Describes the methodology to measure flame travel distance and optical density of smoke for insulated, jacketed, or both, electrical wires and cables and optical fiber cables that are to be installed in plenums and other spaces used to transport environmental air without being enclosed in raceways.

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    Development Note Supersedes UL 910 (04/2004)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher National Fire Protection Association
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    CAN/CSA-C22.2 NO. 262-04 (R2018) Optical Fiber Cable and Communication Cable Raceway Systems
    CSA C22.2 No. 211.0 : 2003 : INC : UPD 3 : 2011 : R200800 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND METHODS OF TESTING FOR NONMETALLIC CONDUIT
    C22.2 NO. 232-17 Optical fiber cables
    IEEE 532 : 2007 SELECTING AND TESTING JACKETS FOR POWER, INSTRUMENTATION, AND CONTROL CABLES
    MIL STD 1678-3 : C FIBER OPTIC CABLING SYSTEMS REQUIREMENTS AND MEASUREMENTS - PART 3: PHYSICAL, MECHANICAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND MATERIAL MEASUREMENTS (PART 3 OF 6 PARTS)
    CSA C22.2 No. 0.3 :2009 TEST METHODS FOR ELECTRICAL WIRES AND CABLES
    C22.2 NO. 214-17 Communications cables (Bi-national standard, with UL 444)
    I.S. EN 60695-8-2:2017 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 8-2: HEAT RELEASE - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS
    C22.2 NO. 211.0-03 (R2017) General Requirements and Methods of Testing for Nonmetallic Conduit
    UNE-EN 60695-6-2:2012 Fire hazard testing - Part 6-2: Smoke obscuration - Summary and relevance of test methods
    CSA C22.2 No. 0.3 : 2009 : R2014 TEST METHODS FOR ELECTRICAL WIRES AND CABLES
    IEC TR 60695-8-2:2008 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 8-2: HEAT RELEASE - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS
    CSA C22.2 No. 210 : 2015 APPLIANCE WIRING MATERIAL PRODUCTS
    CSA C22.2 No. 262 : 2004 : R2009 OPTICAL FIBER CABLE AND COMMUNICATION CABLE RACEWAY SYSTEMS
    CSA C22.2 No. 210.2 : 2001 APPLIANCE WIRING MATERIAL PRODUCTS
    I.S. EN 60695-6-2:2011 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 6-2: SMOKE OBSCURATION - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS (IEC 60695-6-2:2011)
    CSA C22.2 No. 211.0 : 2003 : INC : UPD 3 : 2011 : R2013 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND METHODS OF TESTING FOR NONMETALLIC CONDUIT
    IEC TS 60695-6-2:2005 Fire hazard testing - Part 6-2: Smoke obscuration - Summary and relevance of test methods
    CSA C22.2 No. 262 : 2004 : R2013 OPTICAL FIBER CABLE AND COMMUNICATION CABLE RACEWAY SYSTEMS
    CSA C22.2 No. 131 : 2014 TYPE TECK 90 CABLE
    CSA C22.2 No. 130 : 2016 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE TRACE HEATING AND HEATING DEVICE SETS
    CSA C22.2 No. 211.0 :2003 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND METHODS OF TESTING FOR NONMETALLIC CONDUIT
    NFPA 301 : 2018 SAFETY TO LIFE FROM FIRE ON MERCHANT VESSELS
    NFPA 90A : 2018 INSTALLATION OF AIR-CONDITIONING AND VENTILATING SYSTEMS
    NFPA 130 : 2017 FIXED GUIDEWAY TRANSIT AND PASSENGER RAIL SYSTEMS
    NFPA 502 : 2017 ROAD TUNNELS, BRIDGES, AND OTHER LIMITED ACCESS HIGHWAYS
    NFPA 76 : 2016 FIRE PROTECTION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES
    NFPA 557 : 2016 DETERMINATION OF FIRE LOAD FOR USE IN STRUCTURAL FIRE PROTECTION DESIGN
    I.S. EN 60695-9-2:2014 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 9-2: SURFACE SPREAD OF FLAME - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS
    CEI EN 60695-6-2 : 2013 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 6-2: SMOKE OBSCURATION - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS
    EN 60695-9-2 : 2014 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 9-2: SURFACE SPREAD OF FLAME - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS (IEC 60695-9-2:2014)
    IEEE 1682 : 2011 TRIAL-USE STANDARD FOR QUALIFYING FIBER OPTIC CABLES, CONNECTIONS, AND OPTICAL FIBER SPLICES FOR USE IN SAFETY SYSTEMS IN NUCLEAR POWER GENERATING STATIONS
    03/318326 DC : DRAFT NOV 2003
    13/30277762 DC : 0 BS EN 60695-8-2 IEC 60695-8-2 ED 1.0 - FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 8-2: HEAT RELEASE - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS
    BS EN 60695-6-2 : 2011 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 6-2: SMOKE OBSCURATION - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS
    UNE-EN 60695-9-2:2014 Fire hazard testing - Part 9-2: Surface spread of flame - Summary and relevance of test methods
    IEC TS 60695-9-2:2005 Fire hazard testing - Part 9-2: Surface spread of flame - Summary and relevance of test methods
    IEC 60695-6-2:2011 Fire hazard testing - Part 6-2: Smoke obscuration - Summary and relevance of test methods
    IEC 60695-9-2:2014 Fire hazard testing - Part 9-2: Surface spread of flame - Summary and relevance of test methods
    ISO/TR 10093:2017 Plastics Fire tests Standard ignition sources
    BS PD IEC TR 62222 : 2012 FIRE PERFORMANCE OF COMMUNICATION CABLES INSTALLED IN BUILDINGS
    UNE-EN 60695-8-2:2017 Fire hazard testing - Part 8-2: Heat release - Summary and relevance of test methods
    BS PD IEC TR 60695-8-2 : 2008 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 8-2: HEAT RELEASE - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS
    04/30111706 DC : DRAFT MAR 2004 IEC 60695-9-2 ED.2 - FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 9-2: SURFACE SPREAD OF FLAME - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS
    DD IEC TS 60695-9-2 : DRAFT 2005 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 9-2: SURFACE SPREAD OF FLAME - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS
    DD IEC TS 60695-6-2 : DRAFT 2005 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 6-2: SMOKE OBSCURATION - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS
    BS IEC TS 60695-9.2 : 2001 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 9-2 - SURFACE SPREAD OF FLAME - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS
    BS EN 60695-9-2 : 2014 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 9-2: SURFACE SPREAD OF FLAME - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS
    BS EN 60695-8-2 : 2017 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 8-2: HEAT RELEASE - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS
    09/30193524 DC : 0 BS EN 62222 - FIRE PERFORMANCE OF COMMUNICATION CABLES INSTALLED IN BUILDINGS - METHODS OF FIRE RETARDANCY
    IEC TR 62222:2012 Fire performance of communication cables installed in buildings
    UL 444 : 5 COMMUNICATIONS CABLES
    CSA M421 : 2011 : R2016 USE OF ELECTRICITY IN MINES
    ICC IMC Code and Commentary : 2015 IMC® Code and Commentary
    ASTM D 6113 : 2016 : REDLINE Standard Test Method for Using a Cone Calorimeter to Determine Fire-Test-Response Characteristics of Insulating Materials Contained in Electrical or Optical Fiber Cables
    CSA M421 : 2011 USE OF ELECTRICITY IN MINES
    EN 60695-8-2 : 2017 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 8-2: HEAT RELEASE - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS (IEC 60695-8-2:2016)
    ICC 2012 INTERNATIONAL MECH. CODE : 2012 INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL CODE
    EN 60695-6-2 : 2011 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 6-2: SMOKE OBSCURATION - SUMMARY AND RELEVANCE OF TEST METHODS (IEC 60695-6-2:2011)

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

    NFPA 90A : 2018 INSTALLATION OF AIR-CONDITIONING AND VENTILATING SYSTEMS
    ASTM D 792 : 2013 : REDLINE Standard Test Methods for Density and Specific Gravity (Relative Density) of Plastics by Displacement
    UL 723 : 2010 TEST FOR SURFACE BURNING CHARACTERISTICS OF BUILDING MATERIALS
    UL 2196 : 2 Fire Test for Circuit Integrity of Fire-Resistive Power, Instrumentation, Control and Data Cables
    NFPA 70 : 2017 NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE
    ASTM D 4100 : 1982 : R1989 : EDT 1 Test Method for Gravimetric Determination of Smoke Particulates from Combustion of Plastic Materials (Withdrawn 1997)
    ASTM D 746 : 2014 : REDLINE Standard Test Method for Brittleness Temperature of Plastics and Elastomers by Impact
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