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Significance and Use
4.4 In Test Method E814, the specimens are subjected to specific laboratory fire test exposure conditions. Differences between the tested assembly and the as-built assembly impact the fire-test-response characteristics. Substitution of different test conditions also impacts the fire-test-response characteristics.
4.5 The extension of data is valid only for the fire test exposure described in Test Method E814.
4.7.3 Evaluation of changes to the fire-resistive assembly in which the firestop is installed is governed by the Extension of Data principles in Guide E2032.
4.9.1 an understanding of the Test Method E814 test procedure,
4.9.4 an understanding of the probable behavior of the underlying construction and the recommended firestop system protecting it, were they to be subjected to testing in accordance with Test Method E814.
1.1 This guide covers the extension of results obtained from fire tests performed in accordance with Test Method E814 to applications that have not been tested. Test Method E814 evaluates the duration for which test specimens will contain a fire, retain their integrity, or both during a predetermined fire test exposure. Firestops are intended for use in fire-resistive walls and floors that are evaluated in conformance with Test Method E119.
1.2 This guide is based on principles involving the extension of test data using simple considerations. The acceptance of these principles and their application is based substantially on an analogous worst-case proposition.
1.3 These principles are only applicable to temperature conditions represented by the standard time-temperature curve described in Test Method E814, for systems falling within the scope of Test Method E814. This test method is a fire-test-response standard.
1.7 Penetrating items can be one of the following: metallic pipe, non-metallic pipe, metallic tubing, non-metallic tubing, metallic conduit, non-metallic conduit, flexible metal conduit, cables, cable trays, bus ducts, insulated pipes, insulated tubing, insulated conduit, insulated and non-insulated ducts, and structural members.
Metallic pipe, tubing or conduit
Insulated pipe, tubing or conduit
Non-metallic pipe, tubing or conduit
Flexible metal conduit
Non-structural or service support member
1.8 Assemblies can be one of the following; concrete floors or walls, masonry walls, gypsum walls, wood floor/ceiling assemblies, concrete floor/ceiling assemblies, chase wall in floor/ceiling assemblies and fire-rated insulated walls.
Concrete floors or walls
Gypsum board wall assemblies
Wood floor/ceiling assemblies
Floor/ceiling assembly with concrete floor
Chase wall intersecting a floor/ceiling assembly
Fire-resistance insulated walls
1.11 This guide is used to predict or provide a quantitative measure of the fire hazard from a specified set of fire conditions involving specific materials, products, or assemblies. This assessment does not necessarily predict the hazard of actual fires which involve conditions other than those assumed in the analysis.
1.12 This guide is used to measure and describe the response of materials, products, or assemblies to heat and flame 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.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
C168 Terminology Relating to Thermal Insulation
E119 Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials
E176 Terminology of Fire Standards
E631 Terminology of Building Constructions
E814 Test Method for Fire Tests of Penetration Firestop Systems
E1966 Test Method for Fire-Resistive Joint Systems
E2032 Guide for Extension of Data From Fire Resistance Tests Conducted in Accordance with ASTM E 119
E2307 Test Method for Determining Fire Resistance of Perimeter Fire Barriers Using Intermediate-Scale, Multi-story Test Apparatus
Other StandardsACI216 Fire Resistance of Concrete Available from American Concrete Institute (ACI), P.O. Box 9094, Farmington Hills, MI 48333-9094, http://www.concrete.org.
ICS Number Code 13.220.50 (Fire-resistance of building materials and elements); 21.140 (Seals, glands)
UNSPSC Code 46190000(Fire protection)