ASTM D5537 - 18

    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

    Active Standard ASTM D5537 | Developed by Subcommittee: D09.17

    Book of Standards Volume: 10.02


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    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D1711 Terminology Relating to Electrical Insulation

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

    E84 Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials

    E176 Terminology of Fire Standards

    E603 Guide for Room Fire Experiments

    E800 Guide for Measurement of Gases Present or Generated During Fires

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

    E1537 Test Method for Fire Testing of Upholstered Furniture

    E2067 Practice for Full-Scale Oxygen Consumption Calorimetry Fire Tests

    E3020 Practice for Ignition Sources


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 13.220.40 (Ignitability and burning behaviour of materials and products); 29.035.01 (Insulating materials in general)

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    DOI: 10.1520/D5537-18

    Citation Format

    ASTM D5537-18, 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, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018, www.astm.org

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