• NFPA 287:2022

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    Standard Test Methods for Measurement of Flammability Materials in Cleanrooms Using a Fire Propagation Apparatus (FPA)

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2022

    Publisher:  National Fire Protection Association

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    Chapter 1 Administration
    1.1 Scope.
    1.2 Purpose.
    1.3 Symbols.
    1.4 Units.
    Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
    2.1 General.
    2.2 NFPA Publications. (Reserved)
    2.3 Other Publications.
    2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections.
    Chapter 3 Definitions
    3.1 General.
    3.2 NFPA Official Definitions.
    3.3 General Definitions.
    Chapter 4 Test Apparatus
    4.1 General.
    4.2 Infrared Heating System.
    4.3 Load Cell System.
    4.4 Ignition Pilot Flame.
    4.5 Ignition Timer.
    4.6 Gas Analysis System.
    4.7 Combustion Air Distribution System.
    4.8 Water-Cooled Shield.
    4.9 Exhaust System.
    4.10 Test Section Instruments.
    4.11 Heat Flux Gauge.
    4.12 Digital Data Collection.
    Chapter 5 Calibration of Equipment
    5.1 Radiant Flux Heater.
    5.2 Gas Analysis Equipment.
    5.3 Load Cell.
    5.4 Heat Release Calibration.
    Chapter 6 Test Specimens
    6.1 Specimen Holders.
    6.2 Conditioning.
    6.3 Specimen Size and Preparation.
    6.4 Mounting Methods.
    Chapter 7 Test Procedure
    7.1 Procedure 1: Ignition Test.
    7.2 Procedure 2: Combustion Test.
    7.3 Procedure 3: Fire Propagation Test.
    7.4 Safety Precautions.
    Chapter 8 Calculations
    8.1 Critical Heat Flux (CHF).
    8.2 Thermal Response Parameter (TRP).
    8.3 Fire Propagation Index (FPI).
    8.4 Effective Heat of Combustion (EHC).
    8.5 Smoke Calculations.
    8.6 Convective Heat Release Rate.
    Chapter 9 Report
    9.1 General Test Description and Ignition Test.
    9.2 Combustion Test.
    9.3 Fire Propagation Test.
    Annex A Explanatory Material
    Annex B Background Material
    Annex C Background Information on Exhaust System Option 2
    Annex D Informational References

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This standard shall determine and quantify the flammability characteristics of materials containing polymers that are used in cleanroom applications.

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    Document Type Test Method
    Publisher National Fire Protection Association
    Status Current
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