Fire hazard testing – Part 6-2: Smoke obscuration – Summary and relevance of test methods
|Publication Date:||1 August 2011|
|ICS Code (Electrical engineering in general):||29.020|
|ICS Code (Other standards related to protection against fire):||13.220.99|
This part of IEC 60695 provides a summary of the test methods that are used in the assessment of smoke obscuration. It presents a brief summary of static and dynamic test methods in common use, either as international standards or national or industry standards. It includes special observations on their relevance to electrotechnical products and their materials and to fire scenarios, and it gives recommendations on their use.
This basic safety publication is intended for use by technical committees in the preparation of standards in accordance with the principles laid down in IEC Guide 104 and ISO/IEC Guide 51.
One of the responsibilities of a technical committee is, wherever applicable, to make use of basic safety publications in the preparation of its publications. The requirements, test methods or test conditions of this basic safety publication will not apply unless specifically referred to or included in the relevant publications.