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ASTM E2652

Standard Test Method for Assessing Combustibility of Materials Using a Tube Furnace with a Cone-shaped Airflow Stabilizer, at 750°C

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 15 December 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 13
ICS Code (Fire-resistance of building materials and elements): 13.220.50
scope:

This fire-test-response test method covers the determination under specified laboratory conditions of the combustibility of building materials. Under certain conditions, with the appropriate pass/fail criteria, the results from this test are used to classify materials as noncombustible materials.

Limitations of this fire-test response test method are shown below.

This test method does not apply to laminated or coated materials.

This test method is not suitable or satisfactory for materials that soften, flow, melt, intumesce or otherwise separate from the measuring thermocouple.

This test method does not provide a measure of an intrinsic property.

This test method does not provide a quantitative measure of heat generation or combustibility; it simply serves as a test method with selected (end point) measures of combustibility.

This test method does not measure the self-heating tendencies of materials.

In this test method materials are not being tested in the nature and form used in building aplications. The test specimen consists of a small, specified volume that is either (1) cut from a thick sheet; (2) assembled from multiple thicknesses of thin sheets; or (3) placed in a container if composed of grarnular powder or loose fiber materials

Results from this test method apply to the specific test apparatus and test conditions and are likely to vary when changes are made to one or more of the following: (1) the size, shape, and arrangement of the specimen; (2) the distribution of organice content; (3) the exposure temperature; (4) the air supply; (5) the location of thermocouples.

This test method references notes and footnotes that provide explanatory information. These notes and footnotes, excluding those in tables and figures, shall not be considered as requirements of this test method.

The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only. 1.5 This test method is technically equivalent to ISO 1182 (see also Annex A2 and 6.4.5).

This standard is used to measure and describe the response of materials, products, or assemblies to heat and flame under controlled conditions, but does not by itself incorporate all factors required for fire-hazard or fire-risk assessment of the materials, products, or assemblies under actual fire conditions.

FIre testing is inherently hazardous. Adequate safeguards for personnel and property shall be employed in conducting these tests.

This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

*A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard

 

Document History

ASTM E2652
December 15, 2018
Standard Test Method for Assessing Combustibility of Materials Using a Tube Furnace with a Cone-shaped Airflow Stabilizer, at 750°C
This fire-test-response test method covers the determination under specified laboratory conditions of the combustibility of building materials. Under certain conditions, with the appropriate...
January 1, 2016
Standard Test Method for Behavior of Materials in a Tube Furnace with a Cone-shaped Airflow Stabilizer, at 750°C
This fire-test-response test method covers the determination under specified laboratory conditions of combustion characteristics of building materials.  Limitations of this fire-test response test...
July 1, 2012
Standard Test Method for Behavior of Materials in a Tube Furnace with a Cone-shaped Airflow Stabilizer, at 750°C
This fire-test-response test method covers the determination under specified laboratory conditions of combustion characteristics of building materials. Limitations of this fire-test response test...
December 15, 2009
Standard Test Method for Behavior of Materials in a Tube Furnace with a Cone-shaped Airflow Stabilizer, at 750 Degree C
This fire-test-response test method covers the determination under specified laboratory conditions of combustion characteristics of building materials. Limitations of this fire-test response test...
August 1, 2009
Standard Test Method for Behavior of Materials in a Tube Furnace with a Cone-shaped Airflow Stabilizer, at 750 Degree C
This fire-test-response test method covers the determination under specified laboratory conditions of combustion characteristics of building materials. It does not apply to laminated or coated...
August 1, 2009
Standard Test Method for Behavior of Materials in a Tube Furnace with a Cone-shaped Airflow Stabilizer, at 750 Degree C
This fire-test-response test method covers the determination under specified laboratory conditions of combustion characteristics of building materials. It does not apply to laminated or coated...

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