Fire Tests of Non-Metallic Materials for Walls and Ceilings in Rolling Stock

Fire Tests of Non-Metallic Materials for Walls and Ceilings in Rolling Stock


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Abstract. The article discusses fire parameters of composites made on the basis of polyester resin, proposed for use in rail transport. The modifications and their effect on the flammable properties of these materials have been described. It has been shown that achieving the intended goals such as weight reduction or improvement of the aesthetics of the surface significantly changes parameters related to heat emission and flame propagation. In connection with the above, the scope of the introduced changes requires conducting control tests in the field of fire safety.

Fire Tests of Railway Materials, Critical Heat Flux at Extinguishment, Lateral Spread of Flame on Products, Cone Calorimeter, Maximum Average Rate of Heat Emission

Published online 7/16/2018, 6 pages
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Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA

Citation: RADZISZEWSKA-WOLIŃSKA Jolanta Maria, MILCZAREK Danuta, ‘Fire Tests of Non-Metallic Materials for Walls and Ceilings in Rolling Stock’, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 5, pp 90-95, 2018


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