Fire Properties of Upholstery and Fire Resistance of the Complete Passenger Seat


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Abstract. The article discusses laboratory tests of fire properties of complete railway seats and upholstery systems used for their construction. The results obtained with the use of furniture and cone calorimeter were especially analyzed to determine the interrelations between them. It has been shown that the criteria for classification of upholstery systems and passenger seats need to be verified. High impact of proper selection of materials on the initiation and development of a possible fire was emphasized.

Furniture Calorimeter, Cone Calorimeter, Fire Properties, Smoke Density, EN 45545, Fire Safety in Rolling Stock, Fire Hazard, Fire Tests of Seats, Fire Test of Materials, Heat Release Rate

Published online 7/16/2018, 6 pages
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Citation: RADZISZEWSKA-WOLIŃSKA Jolanta Maria, KAŹMIERCZAK Adrian, ‘Fire Properties of Upholstery and Fire Resistance of the Complete Passenger Seat’, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 5, pp 31-36, 2018


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