Standard Methods of Fire Tests for Flame Propagation of Textiles and Films
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What is NFPA 701?
This standard establishes test methods to assess the propagation of flame of various textiles and films under specified fire test conditions.
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What does NFPA 701 address?
Two distinct test methods differentiate fabrics of different densities. The test methods apply to textile materials used in interior furnishing for public occupancy buildings including curtains, window shades, draperies, table linens, textile wall hangings, as well as to fabrics used in the assembly of awnings, tents, tarps and other similar architectural fabric structures and banners.
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