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FMAPPROVAL 4884

Panels Used in Data Processing Center Hot and Cold Aisle Containment Systems

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Organization: FM
Publication Date: 1 April 2020
Status: active
Page Count: 14
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This standard applies to panels for use in data processing center hot and cold aisle containment systems.

Panels evaluated by this standard are considered FM Approved with an unlimited height rating and may function as both wall and ceiling panels used in data processing center hot and cold aisle containment systems.

Framing and accessories installed with FM Approved panels used in data processing center hot and cold aisle containment systems must be non-combustible.

This standard evaluates panels used in data processing center hot and cold aisle containment systems only. For Class 1 Building Panels or Interior Finish Materials and Class 1 Building Panels or Interior Finish Materials for Smoke Sensitive Occupancies FM Approvals requires successful examination in accordance with the following applicable standards:

• FM Approvals Standard 4880, Class 1 Fire Rating of Building Panels or Interior Finish Materials,

• FM Approvals Standard 4882, Class 1 Interior Wall and Ceiling Materials or Systems for Smoke Sensitive Occupancies

This standard is intended to evaluate only those hazards investigated and is not intended to determine suitability for the end use of a product.

This standard shall not qualify chlorinated materials such as Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) or Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (C-PVC).

This standard is limited to the evaluation of materials for use as panels in data processing center hot and cold aisle containment systems. Materials requiring FM Approval as a drop out ceiling panel are tested in accordance with FM 4651.

This standard does not evaluate the corrosivity of the products of combustion of these materials.

Purpose

This standard states Approval requirements for Panels Used in Data Processing Center Hot and Cold Aisle Containment Systems.

Approval criteria may include but are not limited to, performance requirements, marking requirements, examination of manufacturing facility(ies), audit of quality assurance procedures and a surveillance audit program.

Document History

FMAPPROVAL 4884
April 1, 2020
Panels Used in Data Processing Center Hot and Cold Aisle Containment Systems
This standard applies to panels for use in data processing center hot and cold aisle containment systems. Panels evaluated by this standard are considered FM Approved with an unlimited height rating...

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