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Effect of Ignition Location on Heat Release Rate of Burning Upholstered Furniture.


pdf icon Effect of Ignition Location on Heat Release Rate of Burning Upholstered Furniture. (121 K)
Mitler, H. E.; Tu, K. M.

NISTIR 5499; September 1994.

National Institute of Standards and Technology. Annual Conference on Fire Research: Book of Abstracts. October 17-20, 1994, Gaithersburg, MD, 121-122 pp, 1994.

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Keywords:

fire research; furniture; upholstered furniture; ignition; heat release rate

Abstract:

Upholstered furniture has long been identified as the consumer product most frequently involved in home fires which result in personal injury or death. Hence an understanding of the way upholstered furniture performs when ignited, is desirable.