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IMO FTPC Part 2: Smoke and toxicity – Fire Test To Marine Equipment

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Where a material is required not to be capable of producing excessive quantities of smoke and toxic products or not to give rise to toxic hazards at elevated temperatures, the material shall comply with this IMO FTPC Part 2
 
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IMO MSC 61(67) - Introduction
Ships sailing in International Waters need to meet the requirements of SOLAS. The EU and USCG require certification of products placed on board these ships and other Flag States require Type Approval Certificates to be issued for products. Fire test reports are not accepted alone and you will need to contact a notified body for marine Certification to attain these documents, and the test shall comply with the IMO Resolution MSC 61(67).

IMO MSC 61(67) - Standard
IMO MSC 61(67)Adoption of the international code for application of fire test procedures

IMO MSC 61
67/ IMO FTPC Part 2: Fire test to smoke and toxicity

> Application:
Where a material is required not to be capable of producing excessive quantities of smoke and toxic products or not to give rise to toxic hazards at elevated temperatures, the material shall comply with this part.

> Fire test procedure:
Smoke generation tests shall be conducted in accordance with standard ISO 5659, part 2 and additional test procedures as described in this part of the code. To carry out the tests in accordance with this standard, modifications of the arrangements and procedures to the ISO standard shll be made, if necessary.

> Test Conditions
Irradiance to the specimen during the test shall be kept constant. Three specimens shall be tested under each of the following conditions:
1.       Irradiance of 25 kW/m2 in the presence of pilot flame;
2.       Irradiance of 25 kW/m2 in the absence of pilot flame; and
3.       Irradiance of 50 kW/m2 in the absence of pilot flame

> Classification Criteria
   The specific optical density in each mode should not exceed the specified limits:
Type Of Product
Specific Optical Density Requirements
Surface of bulkheads, linings, or ceilings
Dm≤200
Floor coverings
Dm≤500
Primary deck coverings
Dm≤400
Plastic pipes and cables
Dm≤400
   The concentration measured in any test mode should not exceed the specified limits:
CO1450ppm
HBr600ppm
HCl600ppm
HCN140ppm
HF600ppm
SO2120ppm
NOx350ppm

Wheel Mark and USCG (United State Coast Guard)
At the same time, equipment carried on board ships registered under the flags of the European Union Member States should be tested in accordance with the Marine Equipment Directive 96/98 EC (MED) and achieve Wheel mark Certificate, Also, equipment carried on board ships registered in America should achieve USCG Certificate

Fire Test to Marine Equipment according to IMO MSC 61(67) / IMO FTPC
> IMO MSC 61(67) / IMO FTPC Part 1: Non-combustibility test
> IMO MSC 61(67) / IMO FTPC Part 2: Smoke and toxicity test
> IMO MSC 61(67) / IMO FTPC Part 3: Test for A,B and F Class Divisions
> IMO MSC 61(67) / IMO FTPC Part 4: Fire Test for fire door control system
> IMO MSC 61(67) / IMO FTPC Part 5: Fire Test for surface flammability
> IMO MSC 61(67) / IMO FTPC Part 6: Fire Test for primary deck coverings
> IMO MSC 61(67) / IMO FTPC Part 7: Fire Test for vertically supported textiles and films
> IMO MSC 61(67) / IMO FTPC Part 8: Fire Test for upholstered furniture
> IMO MSC 61(67) / IMO FTPC Part 9: Fire Test for bedding components
> IMO MSC 40(64) / ISO 9705 and ISO 5660: Test
> WheelMark - MED 96/98/EC
> Certification for USCG (US Coast Guard)

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