The (ASTM D) FR Clothing Standard governs the Standard Test Method Flame Resistance of Textiles via vertical testing. 10 Feb ASTM D is the Standard Test Method for Flame Resistance of Textiles ( vertical test). ASTM D is used to determine flame resistance of. ASTM D What This Test is Used For. This test method measures the vertical flame resistance of textiles in general, but does not describe or evaluate the.
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The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. The test results from the two laboratories should be compared using a statistical test for unpaired data, at a probability level chosen prior to the testing series. The occurrence of melting or dripping, if any, is also recorded.
Afterglow is the number of seconds during which there is a visible glow remaining on the fabric.
Historical Version s – view previous versions of standard. Adopted from Federal Test Standard No.
D4613 a bias is found, either its cause must be found and corrected, or future test results must be adjusted in consideration on the known bias. ASTM D is used to determine flame resistance of fabrics used to protect against both electric arc and flash fire hazards. Tyndale performs voluntary safety auditing on Tyndale garment fabrics. ICS Number Code Char Length is the length in inches of fabric destroyed by the flame.
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Garments that meet these standards are used to comply with: Work Item s – proposed revisions of this standard. This is the defining test method for compliance with OSHA July 10, at 9: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. The cut edge of the fabric on the bottom is exposed to a controlled methane flame for 12 seconds as seen in the image above, left.
It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to astj appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
ASTM D / DM – 15 Standard Test Method for Flame Resistance of Textiles (Vertical Test)
The between-laboratory precision of this test method has not been established. Afterflame is the number of seconds astk which there is a visible flame remaining on the fabric.
dd6413 Other materials with established test values may be used for this purpose. After exposure to the flame, afterflame, afterglow and char length are measured: Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard. Refer to Section 14 for single-laboratory precision.
ASTM D6413: Vertical Flame Test for Flame Resistance of Textiles
The purpose of this test is to determine whether a fabric will continue to burn after the source of ignition is removed. Referenced Documents purchase separately The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard. As a minimum, the test samples used should be as homogeneous as possible, that are drawn from the material from which the disparate test results are obtained, and that are assigned randomly in equal numbers to each laboratory for testing.
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ASTM D Vertical Flame Test for Flame Resistance of Textiles – Tyndale USA
The ASTM D test method is utilized to evaluate the flame resistance of every production lot of fabric used in Tyndale-branded clothing.
Your email address will not be published. Five tests are performed and the results are averaged and reported as the final test result.