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Improved fire resistance test method for belt materials.
Kuchta JM; Sapko MJ; Perzak FJ; Mura KE
Fire Technol 1981 May; 17(2):120-130
A moderately scaled apparatus was developed for determining the fire resistance characteristics of mice conveyor belts and similar type materials. The test method overcomes the limitations of existing laboratory-scale methods and provides a measure of both ignitability and flammability in quantitative terms. Data are presented for nine belt materials, and fire resistance ratings are proposed in terms of the flame spread rate, heat release rate, and critical ignitor heat flux.
Fire-resistant-materials; Fire-hazards; Heat-production; Heat-resistant-materials; Flame-retardants
OP; Journal Article
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