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Flammability Test for Upholstery


Model Number: SSI 570 SP

Standard Number: EN 1021 Pt 1EN 1021 Pt 1

A standard test rig is constructed from fabric and foam to form a simulated chair with the back at a right angle to the base. This enables the ignition source to be kept in permanent contact with both back and seat throughout the test. Watersoak prior to testing is compulsory.

 

 

Salient Features
Construction : Double Walled Chamber, Inner SS, Outer GI powder Coated
Sample Holder : Made of SS to simulate Chain with back at right angle
Burner : A low flame burner  with 35 mm flame height

Description

A standard test rig is constructed from fabric and foam to form a simulated chair with the back at a right angle to the base. This enables the ignition source to be kept in permanent contact with both back and seat throughout the test. Watersoak prior to testing is compulsory.

 

 

EN 1021 : Part 1
In Part 1 of the test a lighted cigarette is placed in the angle of the test rig and left to smoulder along its entire length. After 60 minutes no smouldering or flaming of the fabric should be observed.

EN 1021 : Part 2
Here a butane flame 35mm in height is used to represent a burning match and is applied for 15 seconds, again in the angle between the test rig base and back. After the flame is removed, no burning of the fabric should occur after 2 minutes have elapsed.