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EN 597-2: Fire test for mattresses and upholstered bed bases

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 EN 597-2: Fire test for mattresses and upholstered bed bases - Standard Title

 EN 597-2 Furniture – Assessment of the ignitability of mattresses and upholstered bed bases – Part 2: Ignition source match flame equivalent.

 
EN 597-2: Fire test for mattresses and upholstered bed bases - Products Scope

 This standard lays down a test method to assess the ignitability of mattress, upholstered bed bases or mattress pads when subjected to a gas flame equivalent to a match flame..

         Air mattresses and water beds are excluded from this standard.
 

EN 597-2: Fire test for mattresses and upholstered bed bases –Conditioning


         Conditioning: The materials to be tested and the cigarettes shall be conditioned for at least 16h immediately before the test in the following atmosphere:

         temperature: (23±2)ºC,
     
         relative humidity: (50±5)%


EN 597-2: Fire test for mattresses and upholstered bed bases –test requirement:

 

 Testing: The test shall be carried out in an atmosphere having a temperature between 10 ºC, and 30 and a relative humidity between 15% and 80%.
       
          Not appear progressive smouldering ignition and flaming ignition during the test.

          Progressive smouldering ignition: Any test specimen that, on final examination, shows evidence of charring other than discolouration more than 50mm in any horizontal direction from the nearest point of original position of the source.

          Flaming ignition: Any flaming that continues to more than 120s after removal of the burner tube.

EN 597-2: Fire test for mattresses and upholstered bed bases - Reference Standard:

 -  EN 597-1 Furniture – Assessment of the ignitability of mattresses and upholstered bed bases – Part 1: Ignition source smouldering cigarette.

   -  BS 6807,Methods of test for Assessment of the Ignitability of Mattresses, Upholstered Divans and Upholstered Bed Bases with Flaming Types of Primary and Secondary Sources of Ignition

   -  BS 7177, Specification for Resistance to ignition of mattresses, divans and bed bases

 
 
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