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ASTM E-84 and the flammability of foamed thermosetting plastics

Research paper by M. V. D'Souza, J. H. McGuire

Indexed on: 01 May '77Published on: 01 May '77Published in: Fire Technology



Abstract

Corner wall and tunnel testing of foamed thermosetting plastics has suggested that the E-84 anomaly can be resolved by the use of a rate index in the range of 0 to 77.5, where a distance criterion currently prevails. Inherent inaccuracies, however, might continue to require occasional corner wall testing.