ASTM WK26085

    Revision of E119 - 08a Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials

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    Active Standard: E119 - 15

    Developed by Subcommittee: E05.11 | Committee E05 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Rationale

    This is a new section to be added to ASTM E119. This section describes how to measure the pressure differential between the inside the furnace and the laboratory atmosphere during the fire resistance tests. It also specifies how the position of the neutral plane is to be calculated and reported.


    beams; building construction; building materials; ceiling assemblies; columns; fire; fire endurance; fire-resistance; fire-resistance rating; fire-test-response standard; floor assembly; floors; restrained rating; restraint; roofs; roof assembly; truss; unrestrained rating; walls; Beams/girders; Column tests; Fire testing--building materials; Flooring/floor covering systems; Hose stream test; Nuclear applications/materials--steel; Partitions; Structural building materials/applications; Structural steel (SS);
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Jesse Beitel

    Draft Under Development