Selection of Components of Upholstery Systems


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Abstract. The article discusses methods and results of fire smoke tests of modified flexible polyurethane foams and upholstery systems carried out as part of the KOLEJMAT project at the Instytut Kolejnictwa (Railway Research Institute). The search for optimal components for ensuring fire safety of passenger rolling stock has been described. A different influence of fireproof nonwovens on the combustion process of graphite and non-graphite foam systems has been demonstrated. The results of tests of heat emission, smoke properties and toxicity are presented. The best two upholstery systems were selected.

Polyurethane Foam, Rextile Fireblocker, Fire Safety of Rolling Stock, Passenger Seat, Cone Calorimeter, Smoke Properties

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, ‘Selection of Components of Upholstery Systems’, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 5, pp 142-147, 2018


The article was published as article 25 of the book Terotechnology

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