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New Fire-Resistance of Building Materials and Elements Standards for the 1st Quarter 2016

Kyle Bach

Document Center, Inc. is pleased to announce that the following Standards on Fire-Resistance of Building Materials and Elements are now available;


  • ASTM D6668, Reapproved in 2016, Standard Test Method for Discrimination Between Flammability Ratings of F = 0 and F = 1
  • ASTM D6841, 2016 Edition, Standard Practice for Calculating Design Value Treatment Adjustment Factors for Fire-Retardant-Treated Lumber
  • ASTM E84, 2015B Edition, Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials
  • ASTM E136, 2016 Edition, Standard Test Method for Behavior of Materials in a Vertical Tube Furnace at 750°C
  • ASTM E162, 2015B Edition, Standard Test Method for Surface Flammability of Materials Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source
  • ASTM E1623, 2016 Edition, Standard Test Method for Determination of Fire and Thermal Parameters of Materials, Products, and Systems Using an Intermediate Scale Calorimeter (ICAL)
  • ASTM E2257, 2016 Edition, Standard Test Method for Room Fire Test of Wall and Ceiling Materials and Assemblies
  • ASTM E2652, 2016 Edition, Standard Test Method for Behavior of Materials in a Tube Furnace with a Cone-shaped Airflow Stabilizer, at 750°C
  • BS 8202-2, Replaced by BS EN 16623, Coatings for fire protection of building elements. Code of practice for the use of intumescent coating systems to metallic substrates for providing fire resistance
  • BS EN 50577, 2015 Edition, Electric cables. Fire resistance test for unprotected electric cables (P classification)
  • BS EN 81-73, 2016 Edition, Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts. Particular applications for passenger and goods passenger lifts. Behaviour of lifts in the event of fire
  • ISO 9705-1, 1st Edition, Reaction to fire tests – Room corner test for wall and ceiling lining products – Part 1: Test method for a small room configuration