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ASTM WK80524

Revision of E1740-20a Standard Test Method for Determining the Heat Release Rate and Other Fire-Test-Response Characteristics of Wall Covering or Ceiling Covering Composites Using a Cone Calorimeter


For this ballot, it is recommended the “ignitability” data be relocated from Section 3.2 to Section 3.1. and reference the updated definition from Section 4 of ASTM E176. It is also recommended that the discussion for the term “heat flux” be updated to be consistent with the generic definition located in Section 4 of ASTM E176.


Developed by Subcommittee: E05.21

Committee: E05

Staff Manager: Kevin Shanahan

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Date Initiated: 01-14-2022

Technical Contact: Marc Alam