The Horizontal Flame Chamber determines the comparative burn rate and burn resistance of various materials. Such as textiles, plastics and other automotive interior materials. It is a stainless steel construction. Also with large glass-viewing window. Thus, ensures maximum safety. And side door-mounted burner. This burner complies with necessary standards. The tester has a lift-off top cover. It enables for easy mounting of samples onto the U-Frame sample holder.
Test specimens should be a thick as the product used in vehicle unless greater than 12.7mm where the specimen should be cut down to such thickness. The most suitable size of the test specimen is 100mm x 355mm. Test specimens should also be conditioned at 21 ± 2˚C and 50 ± 5% RH for 24 hours prior to testing. Testing can be performed in ambient conditions.
Calculate the burn rate using the formula: B = 60 x D/ T
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