Solutions for mid-rise wood construction: fire test for rainscreen wall system (Test EXTW-5) (Report to research consortium for wood and wood-hybrid mid-rise buildings)

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleClient Report (National Research Council Canada. Construction); no. A1-100035-01.15
Physical description22 p.
Subjectfire tests; wood construction; rainscreen wall systems
AbstractOne of the tasks in the project, Wood and Wood-Hybrid Midrise Buildings, was to develop further information and data for use in developing generic exterior wall systems for use in mid-rise buildings using either lightweight wood frame or cross-laminated timber as the structural elements. This report describes a screening fire test conducted on August 22, 2012 on a rainscreen wall system. The test was based on CAN/ULC-S134-13 [3]. However, the dimensions of the test wall (2.4 m wide by 4.9 m high) were less than those required for the standard test conducted in accordance with CAN/ULC-S134.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada; Construction
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NPARC number21274565
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Record created2015-03-17
Record modified2017-04-05
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