MATEC Web of Conferences
Volume 46, 20162nd International Seminar for Fire Safety of Facades
|Number of page(s)||11|
|Section||Standardization and Regulation|
|Published online||04 May 2016|
Semi-natural test methods to evaluate fire safety of wall claddings: Update
1 Rockwool International A/S, Denmark
2 L.S.Fire Testing Institute srl, Como, Italy
3 A.C. Consulting Solutions Inc., Canada
4 ÉMI Budapest, Hungary
5 Fire Insurers Laboratories of Korea
6 Korea Institute of Civil Eng. and Building Technology
7 National Institute for Land and Infrastructure, Japan
There are a number of test methods worldwide to evaluate fire safety of facades. An overview of available test methods implemented in fire safety codes was presented at the 1st Conference of Fire Safety of Facades in 2013.  Since then, a number of changes and developments occurred. The purpose of this paper is to present the updated global overview of facade fire spread test methods made for building regulations.
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