The performance of wood products often depends on the moisture content of the wood. While the standard requires conditioning of the specimen, there is a need to document the actual moisture content of the specimen at the time of test. This revision will add a requirement that the moisture content of the wood specimen be determined using the oven dry method.
Keywordsfibreboard; fingerjoined lumber; fire; fire test; flame spread; glulam; hardboard; laminate wood; laminated veneer lumber; lumber; oriented strandboard; parallel strand lumber; plywood; shingles and shakes; smoke developed; solid boards; Steiner tunnel; timber; waferboard; wood products;
Ballot Item Approved as E2579-2015 and Pending Publication