NFPA 260: Standard Methods of Tests and Classification System for Cigarette Ignition Resistance of Components of Upholstered Furniture, 2009 Edition
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Advance fire prevention. Test the cigarette ignition propensity of upholstered furniture with the up-to-date guidelines in the 2009 NFPA 260.
Cigarette ignition of upholstered furniture is a major cause of life loss due to fire in the United States. NFPA 260: Standard Methods of Tests and Classification System for Cigarette Ignition Resistance of Components of Upholstered Furniture provides six laboratory testing procedures for evaluating the performance of upholstered furniture components when exposed to smoldering cigarettes. The 2009 edition specifies a new draft enclosure for consistency with UFAC and ASTM standards.
Topics covered include:
- Test apparatus
- Test specimens
- Test procedures
- Cigarette resistance classifications
- Safety precautions
(Softbound, 15 pp., 2009)
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