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Fire tes - BS 5852 Crib 5 (British standard)

Fire tes - BS 5852 Crib 5 (British standard)

The purpose of this test standard to assess the ignitability of a combination of materials used in upholstered seating.

For this test, a simulated ignition source is created by placing a small pile of wood (wood stack) containing an alcohol-soaked wick on the sample to be tested.

At the end of this test, the result obtained is either “PASS” or “FAIL”.

For the product to be compliant, it must meet the following criteria:

  • The duration of inflammation must be less than 10 minutes
  • The production of smoke, combustion, or incandescence must be less than 60 minutes
  • The burned distance must be less than 100mm
  • The loss of mass must be less than 60g
  • No active combustion or flame during the final examination