Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM D5207-98

Standard Practice for Calibration of 20 and 125 mm Test Flames for Small-Scale Burning Tests on Plastic Materials


1.1 This practice covers the calibration of test flames for small-scale burning tests on plastic materials using the laboratory burner described in Specification D5025. Back pressures and flow rates for methane, propane, and butane supply gases are given for specific test flames. This practice describes a procedure to confirm the heat evolution of the test flame.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

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Book of Standards Volume: 08.03
Developed by Subcommittee: D20.30
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.1520/D5207-98
ICS Code: 83.080.01; 83.140.01