Smoldering of a flexible polyurethane foam sofa

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ConferenceFire and Materials 2009: 12th International Conference: 26 January 2009, San Francisco, U.S.A.
Pages112; # of pages: 12
Subjectsmoldering, polyurethane, FTIR; Smoke detection
AbstractThis paper summarizes the results of the room-scale tests in which time resolved FTIR spectroscopy was used to analyze the decomposition products leading up to fuel depletion or self-ignition. GC-MS measurements were also carried out to help in the identification of compounds in the FTIR spectra. A complex mixture of compounds were identified and quantified.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number50572
NPARC number20378350
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