Small-Scale and Full-Scale Fire Tests of Four Construction Materials

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report (National Research Council Canada. Institute for Research in Construction); no. IRC-IR-824
Physical description188 p.
AbstractThis report summarizes the results from bench-scale and full-scale fire tests of 4 construction materials. The tests were conducted as part of a joint research project between Forintek Canada Corporation and the National Research Council of Canada. The 4 materials evaluated were extruded polystyrene, oak-veneered plywood, hardboard with imitation stucco coating and fire-retardant-treated plywood. The srnall-scale fire tests were conducted using a cone calorimeter and the LIFT test procedure. In addition, a series of full-scale room/corner tests were conducted.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-10235
NPARC number20386393
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Record created2012-07-25
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