Inter-laboratory Study for the IMO Surface Flammability Test Method: Results of Tests Conducted at the IRC/NRC Canada

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report (National Research Council Canada. Institute for Research in Construction); no. IRC-IR-557
Physical description42 p.
AbstractThe Robertson type flame spread apparatus was commissioned at the Fire Research Section, Institute for Research in Construction, National Research Council of Canada (FRS, IRC, NRCC) in 1983. It has been used in the International Maritime Organization (IMO) interlaboratory surface flammability tests. Materials received from the United States, Norway, and Japan were tested according to IMO Resolution A.516 (13). Information on the apparatus, its calibration, test method, list of materials tested, and results and remarks on flame spread and heat release are presented in this report.
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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-4246
NPARC number20358719
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Record identifierf13476fc-dcb4-4242-9f04-b6a7fc66de94
Record created2012-07-20
Record modified2017-06-14
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