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Corrosion test for fire retardant treated wooden products (NT FIRE 056)

NT FIRE 056

  • This test method specifies the procedure for determining the corrosion hazard on metals and metal fasteners from fire retardant treated wooden products after exposure in an accelerated laboratory environment.

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Mattresses: Burning behaviour – Full scale test (NT FIRE 055)

NT FIRE 055

  • This method is intended to evaluate the contribution to fire growth and smoke production under well ventilated conditions provided by a mattress, bed system etc. when subjected to a specified ignition source.

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Durability of reaction to fire – performance: Classes of fire-retardant treated wood-based products in interior and exterior end use applications (NT FIRE 054)

NT FIRE 054

  • This document prescribes the classification requirements for the durability of the reaction to fire performance of fire-retardant treated wood-based products to be used in interior and/or exterior end use conditions.

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Accelerated weathering of fire-Retardant treated wood for fire testing (NT FIRE 053)

NT FIRE 053

  • The durability of a fire-retardant treatment of wood under exposure to accelerated weathering is covered by this standard. It is intended for fire-retardant treatment of wood by pressure impregnation, rather than simply by surface coating.

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Personal protective equipment for firefighters: Complete suit test in hazardous conditions (NT FIRE 052)

NT FIRE 052

  • This is a test method for testing the combined performance of a complete assembly of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), worn by a test person.

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Fire extinguishing foam, environmental and health properties: Hazard evaluation (NT FIRE 051)

NT FIRE 051

  • This method is intended for systematic evaluation of environmental health hazards of fire extinguishing foam.

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Heat flux meters: Calibration (NT FIRE 050)

NT FIRE 050

  • This is a method for calibration of heat flux meters which are exposed to a well defined radiation from a radiant heat source.

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Combustible products: Commodity classification – Fire test procedure (NT FIRE 049)

NT FIRE 049

  • This Nordtest method is intended to provide a basis for classification of commodities.

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Combustible products: Smoke gas concentrations, continuous FTIR analysis (NT FIRE 047)

NT FIRE 047

  • This test method specifies a procedure for gas sampling and analysis to determine the smoke gas concentrations of combustible products using an on-line FTIR (Fourier Transform InfraRed) technique.

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Atrium roof construction: Fire resistance (NT FIRE 046)

NT FIRE 046

  • The test method comprises two independent parts, a low temperature phase test and a high temperature phase test. If a construction is to be evaluated according to either part, the two temperature phases may be combined into one test.

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Solid materials: Spontaneous ignition temperature by continuous heating (NT FIRE 045)

NT FIRE 045

  • This test method specifies a procedure for determining the spontaneous ignition temperature Tc of samples of radius r, and, from these temperatures, the material parameters M and P from the equation where dc is a Frank-Kamenetskii critical parameter.

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Fire protection: Fire extinguishing media - Powder (NT FIRE 044)

NT FIRE 044

  • This NORDTEST method describes test procedures for evaluating the extinguishing efficiency and the discharge characteristics of fire extinguishing powders.

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Large, free-hanging curtain and drapery textiles: Heat release, fire spread and smoke production - Full scale test (NT FIRE 043)

NT FIRE 043

  • This method simulates a fire that under well ventilated conditions starts in a large free-hanging curtain fabric in front of a wall.

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Foam concentrates, proportioner: Performance test (NT FIRE 042)

NT FIRE 042

  • This NORDTEST method is intended to provide a basis for testing of proportioners for foam concentrates intended for use together with manual foam generation equipment. This test method includes both general requirements as well as performance tests.

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Foam branches, portable: Performance test (NT FIRE 041)

NT FIRE 041

  • This NORDTEST method is intended for providing a basis for testing of portable foam branches.

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Building materials: Combustible content (NT FIRE 038)

NT FIRE 038

  • This test method specifies a procedure to determine the amount of combustible content in building products.

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Bedding components: Ignitability (NT FIRE 037)

NT FIRE 037

  • This NORDTEST method specifies a procedure to determine the ignitability of bedding components with small smouldering and flaming sources of ignition.

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Pipe insulation: Fire spread and smoke production - Full scale test (NT FIRE 036)

NT FIRE 036

  • This method simulates fire that under well ventilated conditions starts in a small room with a single open doorway.

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Building products: Flammability and smouldering resistance of loose-fill thermal insulation (NT FIRE 035)

NT FIRE 035

  • This test method specifies a procedure to determine the flammability and resistance to smouldering of thermal insulating materials.

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Ventilation ducts: Fire resistance (NT FIRE 034)

NT FIRE 034

  • This NORDTEST method specifies a procedure to determine the fire resistance of ventilation ducts passing from one fire compartment to another without the aid of fire dampers.

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Upholstered furniture: Burning behaviour - Full scale test (NT FIRE 032)

NT FIRE 032

  • This method is intended to be used for the evaluation of fire behaviour of upholstered furniture in full scale. The specimen is ignited by a specified ignition source and burns freely under well ventilated conditions.

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Fluid spray: Combustion efficiency (NT FIRE 031)

NT FIRE 031

  • This test method simulates a fire that can occur when a fluid in spray form due to, for example, leakage comes in contact with ignition sources of various sizes.

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Building products: Fire spread and smoke production - full scale test (NT FIRE 030)

NT FIRE 030

  • This test method simulates a fire that under well ventilated conditions starts in a small room and spreads to a larger room.

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Textile fabrics: Ignition and flame spread (NT FIRE 029)

NT FIRE 029

  • This NORDTEST method specifies a test procedure for determining the flammability (ignition and flame spread properties) of single- or multicomponent textile fabrics oriented in the 45° angle position.

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Fire extinguishing foam concentrates (NT FIRE 023)

NT FIRE 023

  • This NORDTEST method is intended for tests of foam concentrates, foam generation properties and extinguishing properties

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Insulation of steel structures: Fire protection (NT FIRE 021)

NT FIRE 021

  • This Nordtest method specifies a test method and a method for the calculation of the effective thermal conductivity or thermal resistance for an insulation system for steel structures.

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Small chimneys: Heat insulation, tightness and mechanical strength at elevated temperatures (NT FIRE 020)

NT FIRE 020

  • This NORDTEST method contains some supplementary specifications to the measurement procedure stated in ISO 4736-1979, Fire Tests - Small chimneys - Testing at elevated temperatures.

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Multi-layer textiles: Burning behaviour - tablet test (NT FIRE 019)

NT FIRE 019

  • This method is suitable for the determination of the burning behavior of sleeping bags, quilts, and other similar multilayer textile products. A burning methenamine tablet is used as ignition source.

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Filing cabinets, data cabinets and diskette cabinets: Fire resistance (NT FIRE 017)

NT FIRE 017

  • This Nordtest method specifies a classification system and a test procedure for determining the fire resistance of filing cabinets, data cabinets and diskette cabinets.

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Dust and powder layers: Electric spark sensitivity (NT FIRE 016)

NT FIRE 016

  • This NORDTEST method specifies a laboratory scale apparatus and a procedure for determination of the electric spark sensitivity profile of dust/powder layers (pyrotechnics and explosives, man-made and natural combustible materials) within the meaning of the definitions as provided in clause 4.

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