Protection of Exposed Expanded Group A Plastics

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2013 report (Final test)
"Protection of Rack Stored Exposed Expanded Group A Plastics with ESFR Sprinklers and Vertical Barriers" (PDF, 4 MB)

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2012 report (Tests 1-6)
"Protection of Rack Stored Exposed Expanded Group A Plastics with ESFR Sprinklers and Vertical Barriers" (PDF, 15 MB)

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Protection of Rack Stored Exposed Expanded Group A Plastics with ESFR Sprinklers and Vertical Barriers (Final test)
UL LLC, June 2013
Exposed expanded Group A plastics rack storage represents a growing challenge for sprinkler protection in warehouses. This report presents the results of a 7th full scale fire test to explore the effectiveness of the combination of an innovative vertical barrier protection feature with ceiling only sprinkler protection. The first six full scale tests are documented below.

Protection of Rack Stored Exposed Expanded Group A Plastics with ESFR Sprinklers and Vertical Barriers (Tests 1-6)
UL LLC, November 2012
This report presents the results of six full scale fire tests to explore the effectiveness of the combination of an innovative vertical barrier protection feature with ceiling only sprinkler protection.

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