ASTM E176 - 14 Standard Terminology of Fire Standards


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    C578 Standard Specification for Rigid, Cellular Polystyrene Thermal Insulation

    C1139 Standard Specification for Fibrous Glass Thermal Insulation and Sound Absorbing Blanket and Board for Military Applications

    C1410 Standard Specification for Cellular Melamine Thermal and Sound-Absorbing Insulation

    C1482 Standard Specification for Polyimide Flexible Cellular Thermal and Sound Absorbing Insulation

    C1534 Standard Specification for Flexible Polymeric Foam Sheet Insulation Used as a Thermal and Sound Absorbing Liner for Duct Systems

    C1594 Standard Specification for Polyimide Rigid Cellular Thermal Insulation

    C1696 Standard Guide for Industrial Thermal Insulation Systems

    D229 Standard Test Methods for Rigid Sheet and Plate Materials Used for Electrical Insulation

    D350 Standard Test Methods for Flexible Treated Sleeving Used for Electrical Insulation

    D635 Standard Test Method for Rate of Burning and/or Extent and Time of Burning of Plastics in a Horizontal Position

    D876 Standard Test Methods for Nonrigid Vinyl Chloride Polymer Tubing Used for Electrical Insulation

    D922 Standard Specification for Nonrigid Vinyl Chloride Polymer Tubing

    D996 Standard Terminology of Packaging and Distribution Environments

    D1230 Standard Test Method for Flammability of Apparel Textiles

    D1675 Standard Test Methods for Polytetrafluoroethylene Tubing

    D1929 Standard Test Method for Determining Ignition Temperature of Plastics

    D2671 Standard Test Methods for Heat-Shrinkable Tubing for Electrical Use

    D2843 Standard Test Method for Density of Smoke from the Burning or Decomposition of Plastics

    D2859 Standard Test Method for Ignition Characteristics of Finished Textile Floor Covering Materials

    D2863 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Minimum Oxygen Concentration to Support Candle-Like Combustion of Plastics (Oxygen Index)

    D2898 Standard Practice for Accelerated Weathering of Fire-Retardant-Treated Wood for Fire Testing

    D2902 Standard Specification for Fluoropolymer Resin Heat-Shrinkable Tubing for Electrical Insulation

    D2903 Standard Specification for Crosslinked Chlorinated Polyolefin Heat-Shrinkable Tubing for Electrical Insulation

    D3014 Standard Test Method for Flame Height, Time of Burning, and Loss of Mass of Rigid Thermoset Cellular Plastics in a Vertical Position

    D3144 Standard Specification for Crosslinked Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride) Heat-Shrinkable Tubing for Electrical Insulation

    D3149 Standard Specification for Crosslinked Polyolefin Heat-Shrinkable Tubing for Electrical Insulation

    D3150 Standard Specification for Crosslinked and Noncrosslinked Poly(Vinyl Chloride) Heat-Shrinkable Tubing for Electrical Insulation

    D3675 Standard Test Method for Surface Flammability of Flexible Cellular Materials Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source

    D3801 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Comparative Burning Characteristics of Solid Plastics in a Vertical Position

    D3874 Standard Test Method for Ignition of Materials by Hot Wire Sources

    D4723 Standard Classification Index of and Descriptions of Textile Flammability Test Methods

    D4733 Standard Test Methods for Solventless Electrical Insulating Varnishes

    D4804 Standard Test Method for Determining the Flammability Characteristics of Nonrigid Solid Plastics

    D4986 Standard Test Method for Horizontal Burning Characteristics of Cellular Polymeric Materials

    D5025 Standard Specification for Laboratory Burner Used for Small-Scale Burning Tests on Plastic Materials

    D5048 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Comparative Burning Characteristics and Resistance to Burn-Through of Solid Plastics Using a 125-mm Flame

    D5132 Standard Test Method for Horizontal Burning Rate of Polymeric Materials Used in Occupant Compartments of Motor Vehicles

    D5207 Standard Practice for Confirmation of 20–mm (50–W) and 125–mm (500–W) Test Flames for Small-Scale Burning Tests on Plastic Materials

    D5238 Standard Test Method for Smoldering Combustion Potential of Cotton-Based Batting

    D5424 Standard Test Method for Smoke Obscuration of Insulating Materials Contained in Electrical or Optical Fiber Cables When Burning in a Vertical Cable Tray Configuration

    D5425 Standard Guide for Development of Fire Hazard Assessment Standards of Electrotechnical Products

    D5485 Standard Test Method for Determining the Corrosive Effect of Combustion Products Using the Cone Corrosimeter

    D5516 Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Flexural Properties of Fire-Retardant Treated Softwood Plywood Exposed to Elevated Temperatures

    D5537 Standard Test Method for Heat Release, Flame Spread, Smoke Obscuration, and Mass Loss Testing of Insulating Materials Contained in Electrical or Optical Fiber Cables When Burning in a Vertical Cable Tray Configuration

    D5664 Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Effects of Fire-Retardant Treatments and Elevated Temperatures on Strength Properties of Fire-Retardant Treated Lumber

    D6113 Standard Test Method for Using a Cone Calorimeter to Determine Fire-Test-Response Characteristics of Insulating Materials Contained in Electrical or Optical Fiber Cables

    D6194 Standard Test Method for Glow-Wire Ignition of Materials

    D6513 Standard Practice for Calculating the Superimposed Load on Wood-frame Walls for Standard Fire-Resistance Tests

    D7309 Standard Test Method for Determining Flammability Characteristics of Plastics and Other Solid Materials Using Microscale Combustion Calorimetry

    D7746 Standard Practice for Calculating the Superimposed Load on Wood-frame Floor-Ceiling Assemblies for Standard Fire-Resistance Tests

    E69 Standard Test Method for Combustible Properties of Treated Wood by the Fire-Tube Apparatus

    E84 Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials

    E119 Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials

    E136 Standard Test Method for Behavior of Materials in a Vertical Tube Furnace at 750°C

    E162 Standard Test Method for Surface Flammability of Materials Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source

    E535 Standard Practice for Preparation of Fire-Test-Response Standards

    E603 Standard Guide for Room Fire Experiments

    E648 Standard Test Method for Critical Radiant Flux of Floor-Covering Systems Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source

    E662 Standard Test Method for Specific Optical Density of Smoke Generated by Solid Materials

    E800 Standard Guide for Measurement of Gases Present or Generated During Fires

    E814 Standard Test Method for Fire Tests of Penetration Firestop Systems

    E906/E906M Standard Test Method for Heat and Visible Smoke Release Rates for Materials and Products Using a Thermopile Method

    E970 Standard Test Method for Critical Radiant Flux of Exposed Attic Floor Insulation Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source

    E1317 Standard Test Method for Flammability of Marine Surface Finishes

    E1321 Standard Test Method for Determining Material Ignition and Flame Spread Properties

    E1352 Standard Test Method for Cigarette Ignition Resistance of Mock-Up Upholstered Furniture Assemblies

    E1353 Standard Test Methods for Cigarette Ignition Resistance of Components of Upholstered Furniture

    E1354 Standard Test Method for Heat and Visible Smoke Release Rates for Materials and Products Using an Oxygen Consumption Calorimeter

    E1355 Standard Guide for Evaluating the Predictive Capability of Deterministic Fire Models

    E1474 Standard Test Method for Determining the Heat Release Rate of Upholstered Furniture and Mattress Components or Composites Using a Bench Scale Oxygen Consumption Calorimeter

    E1529 Standard Test Methods for Determining Effects of Large Hydrocarbon Pool Fires on Structural Members and Assemblies

    E1537 Standard Test Method for Fire Testing of Upholstered Furniture

    E1546 Standard Guide for Development of Fire-Hazard-Assessment Standards

    E1546 Standard Guide for Development of Fire-Hazard-Assessment Standards

    E1549/E1549M Standard Specification for ESD Controlled Garments Required in Cleanrooms and Controlled Environments for Spacecraft for Non-Hazardous and Hazardous Operations

    E1590 Standard Test Method for Fire Testing of Mattresses

    E1591 Standard Guide for Obtaining Data for Fire Growth Models

    E1623 Standard Test Method for Determination of Fire and Thermal Parameters of Materials, Products, and Systems Using an Intermediate Scale Calorimeter (ICAL)

    E1678 Standard Test Method for Measuring Smoke Toxicity for Use in Fire Hazard Analysis

    E1740 Standard Test Method for Determining the Heat Release Rate and Other Fire-Test-Response Characteristics of Wall Covering or Ceiling Covering Composites Using a Cone Calorimeter

    E1776 Standard Guide for Development of Fire-Risk-Assessment Standards

    E1822 Standard Test Method for Fire Testing of Stacked Chairs

    E1966 Standard Test Method for Fire-Resistive Joint Systems

    E1995 Standard Test Method for Measurement of Smoke Obscuration Using a Conical Radiant Source in a Single Closed Chamber, With the Test Specimen Oriented Horizontally

    E2032 Standard Guide for Extension of Data From Fire Resistance Tests Conducted in Accordance with ASTM E?119

    E2058 Standard Test Methods for Measurement of Material Flammability Using a Fire Propagation Apparatus (FPA)

    E2061 Standard Guide for Fire Hazard Assessment of Rail Transportation Vehicles

    E2067 Standard Practice for Full-Scale Oxygen Consumption Calorimetry Fire Tests

    E2102 Standard Test Method for Measurement of Mass Loss and Ignitability for Screening Purposes Using a Conical Radiant Heater

    E2174 Standard Practice for On-Site Inspection of Installed Firestops

    E2187 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Ignition Strength of Cigarettes

    E2226 Standard Practice for Application of Hose Stream

    E2230 Standard Practice for Thermal Qualification of Type B Packages for Radioactive Material

    E2231 Standard Practice for Specimen Preparation and Mounting of Pipe and Duct Insulation Materials to Assess Surface Burning Characteristics

    E2257 Standard Test Method for Room Fire Test of Wall and Ceiling Materials and Assemblies

    E2280 Standard Guide for Fire Hazard Assessment of the Effect of Upholstered Seating Furniture Within Patient Rooms of Health Care Facilities

    E2307 Standard Test Method for Determining Fire Resistance of Perimeter Fire Barrier Systems Using Intermediate-Scale, Multi-story Test Apparatus

    E2335 Standard Guide for Laboratory Monitors

    E2336 Standard Test Methods for Fire Resistive Grease Duct Enclosure Systems

    E2393 Standard Practice for On-Site Inspection of Installed Fire Resistive Joint Systems and Perimeter Fire Barriers

    E2404 Standard Practice for Specimen Preparation and Mounting of Textile, Paper or Polymeric (Including Vinyl) Wall or Ceiling Coverings, and of Facings and Wood Veneers Intended to be Applied on Site Over a Wood Substrate, to Assess Surface Burning Charact

    E2536 Standard Guide for Assessment of Measurement Uncertainty in Fire Tests

    E2573 Standard Practice for Specimen Preparation and Mounting of Site-Fabricated Stretch Systems to Assess Surface Burning Characteristics

    E2574/E2574M Standard Test Method for Fire Testing of School Bus Seat Assemblies

    E2579 Standard Practice for Specimen Preparation and Mounting of Wood Products to Assess Surface Burning Characteristics

    E2599 Standard Practice for Specimen Preparation and Mounting of Reflective Insulation, Radiant Barrier and Vinyl Stretch Ceiling Materials for Building Applications to Assess Surface Burning Characteristics

    E2652 Standard Test Method for Behavior of Materials in a Tube Furnace with a Cone-shaped Airflow Stabilizer, at 750°C

    E2653 Standard Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Fire Test Method with Fewer Than Six Participating Laboratories

    E2688 Standard Practice for Specimen Preparation and Mounting of Tapes to Assess Surface Burning Characteristics

    E2690 Standard Practice for Specimen Preparation and Mounting of Caulks and Sealants to Assess Surface Burning Characteristics

    E2707 Standard Test Method for Determining Fire Penetration of Exterior Wall Assemblies Using a Direct Flame Impingement Exposure

    E2726/E2726M Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Fire-Test-Response of Deck Structures to Burning Brands

    E2748 Standard Guide for Fire-Resistance Experiments

    E2749 Standard Practice for Measuring the Uniformity of Furnace Exposure on Test Specimens

    E2750 Standard Guide for Extension of Data from Penetration Firestop System Tests Conducted in Accordance with ASTM

    E2768 Standard Test Method for Extended Duration Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials (30 min Tunnel Test)

    E2785 Standard Test Method for Exposure of Firestop Materials to Severe Environmental Conditions

    E2786 Standard Test Methods for Measuring Expansion of Intumescent Materials Used in Firestop and Joint Systems

    E2816 Standard Test Methods for Fire Resistive Metallic HVAC Duct Systems

    E2837 Standard Test Method for Determining the Fire Resistance of Continuity Head-of-Wall Joint Systems Installed Between Rated Wall Assemblies and Nonrated Horizontal Assemblies

    E2912 Standard Test Method for Fire Test of Non-Mechanical Fire Dampers Used in Vented Construction

    F1085 Standard Specification for Mattress and Box Springs for Use in Berths in Marine Vessels

    F1534 Standard Test Method for Determining Changes in Fire-Test-Response Characteristics of Cushioning Materials After Water Leaching

    F1550 Test Method for Determination of Fire-Test-Response Characteristics of Components or Composites of Mattresses or Furniture for Use in Correctional Facilities after Exposure to Vandalism, by Employing a Bench Scale Oxygen Consumption Calorimeter

    F1870 Standard Guide for Selection of Fire Test Methods for the Assessment of Upholstered Furnishings in Detention and Correctional Facilities

    F2417 Standard Specification for Fire Safety for Candles

    F2601 Standard Specification for Fire Safety for Candle Accessories

    F2877/F2877M Standard Test Method for Shock Testing of Structural Insulation of A-Class Divisions Constructed of Steel or Aluminum


    Referenced ASTM Standards The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    C1224 Specification for Reflective Insulation for Building Applications

    C1313 Specification for Sheet Radiant Barriers for Building Construction Applications

    D3675 Test Method for Surface Flammability of Flexible Cellular Materials Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source

    D5865 Test Method for Gross Calorific Value of Coal and Coke

    E84 Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials

    E108 Test Methods for Fire Tests of Roof Coverings

    E119 Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials

    E136 Test Method for Behavior of Materials in a Vertical Tube Furnace at 750C

    E152 Test Method for Fire Tests Of Door Assemblies

    E162 Test Method for Surface Flammability of Materials Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source

    E163 Test Method for Fire Tests Of Window Assemblies

    E535 Practice for Preparation of Fire-Test-Response Standards

    E603 Guide for Room Fire Experiments

    E603 Guide for Room Fire Experiments

    E648 Test Method for Critical Radiant Flux of Floor-Covering Systems Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source

    E800 Guide for Measurement of Gases Present or Generated During Fires

    E814 Test Method for Fire Tests of Penetration Firestop Systems

    E906/E906M Test Method for Heat and Visible Smoke Release Rates for Materials and Products Using a Thermopile Method

    E970 Test Method for Critical Radiant Flux of Exposed Attic Floor Insulation Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source

    E1317 Test Method for Flammability of Marine Surface Finishes

    E1321 Test Method for Determining Material Ignition and Flame Spread Properties

    E1352 Test Method for Cigarette Ignition Resistance of Mock-Up Upholstered Furniture Assemblies

    E1353 Test Methods for Cigarette Ignition Resistance of Components of Upholstered Furniture

    E1354 Test Method for Heat and Visible Smoke Release Rates for Materials and Products Using an Oxygen Consumption Calorimeter

    E1355 Guide for Evaluating the Predictive Capability of Deterministic Fire Models

    E1474 Test Method for Determining the Heat Release Rate of Upholstered Furniture and Mattress Components or Composites Using a Bench Scale Oxygen Consumption Calorimeter

    E1509 Specification for Room Heaters, Pellet Fuel-Burning Type

    E1513 Practice for Application of Sprayed Fire-Resistive Materials (SFRMs)

    E1529 Test Methods for Determining Effects of Large Hydrocarbon Pool Fires on Structural Members and Assemblies

    E1537 Test Method for Fire Testing of Upholstered Furniture

    E1590 Test Method for Fire Testing of Mattresses

    E1623 Test Method for Determination of Fire and Thermal Parameters of Materials, Products, and Systems Using an Intermediate Scale Calorimeter (ICAL)

    E1678 Test Method for Measuring Smoke Toxicity for Use in Fire Hazard Analysis

    E1725 Test Methods for Fire Tests of Fire-Resistive Barrier Systems for Electrical System Components

    E1740 Test Method for Determining the Heat Release Rate and Other Fire-Test-Response Characteristics of Wall Covering or Ceiling Covering Composites Using a Cone Calorimeter

    E1776 Guide for Development of Fire-Risk-Assessment Standards

    E1822 Test Method for Fire Testing of Stacked Chairs

    E1966 Test Method for Fire-Resistive Joint Systems

    E1995 Test Method for Measurement of Smoke Obscuration Using a Conical Radiant Source in a Single Closed Chamber, With the Test Specimen Oriented Horizontally

    E2032 Guide for Extension of Data From Fire Resistance Tests Conducted in Accordance with ASTM E 119

    E2058 Test Methods for Measurement of Material Flammability Using a Fire Propagation Apparatus (FPA)

    E2061 Guide for Fire Hazard Assessment of Rail Transportation Vehicles

    E2067 Practice for Full-Scale Oxygen Consumption Calorimetry Fire Tests

    E2102 Test Method for Measurement of Mass Loss and Ignitability for Screening Purposes Using a Conical Radiant Heater

    E2187 Test Method for Measuring the Ignition Strength of Cigarettes

    E2226 Practice for Application of Hose Stream

    E2230 Practice for Thermal Qualification of Type B Packages for Radioactive Material

    E2231 Practice for Specimen Preparation and Mounting of Pipe and Duct Insulation Materials to Assess Surface Burning Characteristics

    E2257 Test Method for Room Fire Test of Wall and Ceiling Materials and Assemblies

    E2280 Guide for Fire Hazard Assessment of the Effect of Upholstered Seating Furniture Within Patient Rooms of Health Care Facilities

    E2307 Test Method for Determining Fire Resistance of Perimeter Fire Barriers Using Intermediate-Scale, Multi-story Test Apparatus

    E2335 Guide for Laboratory Monitors

    E2404 Practice for Specimen Preparation and Mounting of Textile, Paper or Polymeric (Including Vinyl) Wall or Ceiling Coverings, and of Facings and Wood Veneers Intended to be Applied on Site Over a Wood Substrate, to Assess Surface Burning Characteristics

    E2405 Test Method for Determination of Fire and Thermal Parameters of Materials Using an Intermediate Scale Test with Vertically Oriented Specimen

    E2536 Guide for Assessment of Measurement Uncertainty in Fire Tests

    E2573 Practice for Specimen Preparation and Mounting of Site-Fabricated Stretch Systems to Assess Surface Burning Characteristics

    E2574/E2574M Test Method for Fire Testing of School Bus Seat Assemblies

    E2599 Practice for Specimen Preparation and Mounting of Reflective Insulation, Radiant Barrier and Vinyl Stretch Ceiling Materials for Building Applications to Assess Surface Burning Characteristics

    E2632/E2632M Test Method for Evaluating the Under-Deck Fire Test Response of Deck Materials

    E2652 Test Method for Behavior of Materials in a Tube Furnace with a Cone-shaped Airflow Stabilizer, at 750C

    E2653 Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine Precision Estimates for a Fire Test Method with Fewer Than Six Participating Laboratories

    E2688 Practice for Specimen Preparation and Mounting of Tapes to Assess Surface Burning Characteristics

    E2690 Practice for Specimen Preparation and Mounting of Caulks and Sealants to Assess Surface Burning Characteristics

    E2707 Test Method for Determining Fire Penetration of Exterior Wall Assemblies Using a Direct Flame Impingement Exposure

    E2726/E2726M Test Method for Evaluating the Fire-Test-Response of Deck Structures to Burning Brands

    E2749 Practice for Measuring the Uniformity of Furnace Exposure on Test Specimens

    E2816 Test Methods for Fire Resistive Metallic HVAC Duct Systems

    E2837 Test Method for Determining the Fire Resistance of Continuity Head-of-Wall Joint Systems Installed Between Rated Wall Assemblies and Nonrated Horizontal Assemblies

    E2886/E2886M Test Method for Evaluating the Ability of Exterior Vents to Resist the Entry of Embers and Direct Flame Impingement

    E2912 Test Method for Fire Test of Non-Mechanical Fire Dampers Used in Vented Construction