ASTM International - ASTM E1725-95(2001)

Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Fire-Resistive Barrier Systems for Electrical System Components

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 January 2001
Status: historical
Page Count: 10
ICS Code (Ignitability and burning behaviour of materials and products): 13.220.40
ICS Code (Electrical engineering in general): 29.020
scope:

1.1 These test methods cover fire-test-response.

1.2 These fire-test-response test methods provide information on the temperatures recorded on the electrical system component within a fire-resistive barrier system during the period of exposure.

1.3 This standard should be used to measure and describe the response of materials, products, or assemblies to heat and flame under controlled conditions and should not be used to describe or appraise the fire hazard or fire risk assessment which takes into account all of the factors which are pertinent to an assessment of the fire hazard or fire risk assessment of a particular end use.

1.4 Potentially important factors and fire characteristics not addressed by these test methods include, but are not limited to:

1.4.1 The performance of the fire-resistive barrier system constructed with components other than those tested.

1.4.2 An evaluation of the functionality of the electrical system within the fire-resistive barrier system.

1.4.3 An evaluation of the ampacity of the electrical system within the fire-resistive barrier system.

1.4.4 An evaluation of the smoke, toxic gases, corrosivity, or other products of heating.

1.4.5 A measurement of the flame spread characteristics over the surface of the fire-resistive barrier system.

1.4.6 An evaluation of through-penetration sealing methods.

1.4.7 Combustibility of materials in the fire-resistive barrier system or of the electrical system components.

1.4.8 The need for supports beyond those normally required.

1.4.9 Environmental conditions in the area of service.

1.5 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI units given in parentheses are for information only.

1.6 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

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ASTM E1725-95(2001)
January 1, 2001
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