Fire Technology

, Volume 17, Issue 2, pp 85–97 | Cite as

Performance of protective linings for polystyrene insulation in a corner wall test

  • M. V. D'Souza
  • M. A. Kasem
  • M. Galbreath
Article

Abstract

Corner tests on assemblies of protected polystyrene foam showed that the addition of any covering material to the insulation having a flame spread classification of less than 150 as measured by the 7.6-m tunnel test was beneficial in terms of reducing the rate of early fire spread.

Keywords

Gypsum Flame Spread Fire Technology Thermal Protection Gypsum Board 

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© The National Fire Protection Association 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. V. D'Souza
    • 1
  • M. A. Kasem
    • 2
  • M. Galbreath
    • 1
  1. 1.Fire Research Section, Division, of Building ResearchNational Research Council of CanadaOttawaCanada
  2. 2.Scientific and Laboratory ServicesDepartment of Consumer and Corporate AffairsOttawaCanada

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