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British BS 5867 part 2 type B and C

A flame is applied to a vertically oriented textile fabric to determine the fire behavior.

Mandatory
Recommended
Other region
Not specified

Recommended in

Test method

Test method

A test specimen is oriented vertically on a specimen holder. A small flame is applied to the face of the specimen.

Test method type B

For type B the ease of ignition is observed, and if the flame reaches one of the edges of the specimen and if any flaming debris falls down.

Test method type C

For type C after-flame time and afterglow time have to be measured also.

Result

The test material is judged by the observed characteristics.

Note

The fabric has to be tested before and after laundering: type B (12 wash cycles at 40°c) type C (50 wash cycles at 40°c)

BS 5867 part 2 type B and C test

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