Wicker chair burns using the standard test method for fire testing of upholstered seating furniture, ASTM E 1537-98

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20386460
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report (National Research Council Canada. Institute for Research in Construction); no. IRC-IR-829
Physical description19 p.
AbstractA fatal fire occurred in March of 2001 and it was determined that the fire in question began with the ignition of a wicker chair. The National Research Council of Canada was asked to conduct fire tests on two wicker chairs that were identical to the one that was involved in the fire to determine their burning characteristics. This report provides the results of these tests.
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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-10412
NPARC number20386460
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Record created2012-07-25
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