fire Test fabrics

For safety reasons, often the burning behaviour of fabrics is to be tested.

For this you can contact the Centre for Textile Science and Engineering.

Questions? Contact Didier Van Daele


Below is a list of the most common tests:

General

Flammability (clothing, furniture and curtain fabrics) ISO 6940 (2004)
Flammability (clothing, furniture and curtain fabrics) ISO 6941  (2003)
Compartment Interiors FAR 25853b - Compartment Interiors
Flammability of textiles BS 5438 (1989)
Flammability of textiles (vertical) IMO RES A 471 (XII) NT FIRE 015

Curtains

Flammability curtain NEN 1722 Gordijn  (1983)
M-class basic NF P 92-503 (1995)
M-class orientation NF P 92-503 (1995)
Drips NF P 92-505 (1995)
Flame propagation NF P 92-504 (1995)
Flammability curtains: Type A (Test 3) BS 5867 part 2 (2008)
Flammability curtains: Type A (Test 2) BS 5867 part 2 (2008)
Flammability curtains: Type B (Test 2) BS 5867 part 2 (2008)
Flammability curtains: Type C (Test 2) BS 5867 part 2 (2008)

Mattress

Flammability (cigarette and gas flame) BS 6807 (2006), EN 597-1 &-2 (1994)
Flammability cigarette test BS 6807 (2006), EN 597-1  (1994)
Flammability gas flame test BS 6807 (2006), EN 597-2  (1994)
Flammability crib test BS 6807 (2006)

Seats

Seatings - combined BS 5852 (2006) source 0&1, EN 1021-1 & -2 (2006)
Seatings - cigarette BS 5852 (2006) source 5, EN 1021-1 (2006)
Seatings - gas flame BS 5852 (2006) source 1, EN 1021-2 (2006)
Seatings - crib BS 5852 (2006) source 5