NFPA® 285 Standard Fire Test Method for Evaluation of Fire Propagation Characteristics of Exterior Non-Load-Bearing Wall Assemblies Containing Combustible Components 2012 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Application
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General
2.2 NFPA Publications.
2.3 Other Publications
2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
3.3 General Definitions
Chapter 4 Test Facility and Apparatus
4.1 Test Facility
4.2 Test Apparatus
4.3 Movable Test Frame
4.4 Burners
Chapter 5 Test Specimens
5.1 Location of Test Specimens
5.2 Specimen Mounting
5.3 Size of Test Specimen
5.4 Position of Test Specimen
5.5 Window Opening
5.6 Securing Test Specimen to Test Apparatus
5.7 Construction Details of Test Specimen
5.8 Curing Period
Chapter 6 Instrumentation
6.1 Temperature Measurements
6.2 Gas Flow Meters
6.3 Thermocouples
Chapter 7 Calibration Procedure
7.1 Calibration Test Procedure
7.2 Frequency of Calibration
Chapter 8 Fire Test Procedure
8.1 Fire Test Procedure
Chapter 9 Data Collection and Observation
9.1 Duration
9.2 Data Recording
9.3 Ambient Conditions
9.4 Visual Observations
9.5 Determination of Extent and Depth of Damage
Chapter 10 Conditions of Acceptance
10.1 Test Specimen
10.2 Performance Criteria
Chapter 11 Report
11.1 Fire Test Report
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Informational References
Index