NFPA® 259 Standard Test Method for Potential Heat of Building Materials 2013 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Units and Formulas
1.4 Test Method Summary
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General
2.2 NFPA Publications. (Reserved)
2.3 Other Publications
2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections. (Reserved)
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
3.3 General Definitions
Chapter 4 Test Apparatus and Materials
4.1 Oxygen Bomb Calorimeter
4.2 Electric Muffle Furnace
4.3 Combustion Promoter.
Chapter 5 Test Specimens
5.1 Specimens
Chapter 6 Oxygen Bomb Calorimeter Test Procedure
6.1 Specimen Preparation
6.2 Test Procedure
Chapter 7 Electric Muffle Furnace Test Procedure
7.1 Specimen Preparation
7.2 Test Procedure
Chapter 8 Calculating Potential Heat
8.1 Calculations with Not More Than 5 Percent Residue
8.2 Calculations with More Than 5 Percent Residue
8.3 Test Variation
8.4 Reporting Units
Chapter 9 Report
9.1 Required Information
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Application of Potential Heat Data
Annex C Potential Heat of Selected Building Materials
Annex D Informational References
Index