ASTM F2702 - 15 - Standard Test Method for Radiant Heat Performance of Flame Resistant Clothing Materials with Burn Injury Prediction

ASTM F2702 - 15

Standard Test Method for Radiant Heat Performance of Flame Resistant Clothing Materials with Burn Injury Prediction

Status : Current   Published : January 2015

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1.1 This test method measures thermal protective characteristics of flame resistant textile materials subjected to a standardized radiant heat exposure relative to a predicted second-degree skin burn injury.

1.1.1 This test method is not applicable to textile materials that are not flame resistant.

Note 1:  The determination of a textile material’s flame resistance shall be made prior to testing and done according to the applicable performance or specification standard, or both, for the textile material’s end-use.

1.1.2 This test method accounts for the thermal energy contained in an exposed test specimen after the standardized radiant heat exposure has ceased.

1.2 This test method is used to measure and describe the response of materials, products, or assemblies to heat under controlled conditions, but does not by itself incorporate all factors required for fire hazard or fire risk assessment of the materials, products, or assemblies under actual fire conditions.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to inch-pound or other units that are commonly used for thermal testing.

1.4  This standard does not purport to address the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.




Standard NumberASTM F2702 - 15
TitleStandard Test Method for Radiant Heat Performance of Flame Resistant Clothing Materials with Burn Injury Prediction
StatusCurrent
Publication Date02 January 2015
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Apparel, Protective clothing, Radiant heat protection, Radiant heat performance, flame resistance
ICS13.220.40
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages17
File Size318 KB
Price£45.00


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