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ASTM International - ASTM F2877-13

Standard Test Method for Shock Testing of Structural Insulation of A-Class Divisions Constructed of Steel or Aluminum

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 May 2013
Status: inactive
Page Count: 7
ICS Code (Other standards related to protection against fire): 13.220.99
ICS Code (Cargo spaces): 47.020.85
significance And Use:

4.1 This test method evaluates the ability of a non-combustible passive fire protection system installed on structural divisions on commercial ships to function after shock loading.

4.2 The... View More

scope:

1.1 The purpose of the specification is to evaluate insulation installed on steel or aluminum structural division as defined in IMO resolution A.754 (18) to ensure the insulation is not degraded in the event of a shock.

1.2 The non-combustible passive fire protection insulation shall be installed, which will meet the highest level of commercial fire resistance expected. Lower levels of fire resistance will be allowed without additional shock testing.

1.3 This test method 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.

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

1.5 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.

1.6 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Document History

ASTM F2877-13
May 1, 2013
Standard Test Method for Shock Testing of Structural Insulation of A-Class Divisions Constructed of Steel or Aluminum
1.1 The purpose of the specification is to evaluate insulation installed on steel or aluminum structural division as defined in IMO resolution A.754 (18) to ensure the insulation is not degraded in...
January 1, 2011
Standard Test Method for Shock Testing of Structural Insulation of a Class Divisions Constructed of Steel or Aluminum
1.1 The purpose of the specification is to evaluate insulation installed on steel or aluminum structural division as defined in IMO resolution A.754 (18) to ensure the insulation is not degraded in...
January 1, 2011
Standard Test Method for Shock Testing of Structural Insulation of A-Class Divisions Constructed of Steel or Aluminum
1.1 The purpose of the specification is to evaluate insulation installed on steel or aluminum structural division as defined in IMO resolution A.754 (18) to ensure the insulation is not degraded in...
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