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Computations of Inhibition Effectiveness of Halogenated Compounds in Premixed Flames.


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Babushok, V. I.; Noto, T.; Hamins, A.; Tsang, W.

NISTIR 5904; October 1996.

National Institute of Standards and Technology. Annual Conference on Fire Research: Book of Abstracts. October 28-31, 1996, Gaithersburg, MD, 55-56 pp, 1996.

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Order number: PB97-153514

Keywords:

fire research; fire science; premixed flames; halogenated compounds; burning velocity; flame structure

Abstract:

The burning velocity is an important parameter which characterizes the inhibition efficiency of halon-containing additives employed as flame retardants. The burning velocity decreased with increasing inhibitor concentration. Rosser et al. studied experimentally the inhibition effect of different additives on methane flames and found that the burning velocity decreased linearly with increasing additive concentration for concentrations less than 0.5% by volume. In addition, Rosser et al. used the parameter [see report] as a measure of inhibition efficiency.