Work Item
ASTM WK80525

Revision of E2257-17 Standard Test Method for Room Fire Test of Wall and Ceiling Materials and Assemblies


It is recommended to update the definition of “heat release rate” and to include the missing discussions for the terms “flashover”, “heat flux”, and “smoke”. There is also an editorial change in the definition of “smoke obscuration”.


Developed by Subcommittee: E05.21

Committee: E05

Staff Manager: Kevin Shanahan

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 01-14-2022

Technical Contact: Marc Alam