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AS 1530.1-1994

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Methods for fire tests on building materials, components and structures Combustibility test for materials (Reconfirmed 2016)
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Published date

21-03-1994

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Sets out a test method for determining the combustibility of building materials and is one of a series of test methods for evaluating the potential fire hazard of building products. This fire test was developed for use by those responsible for selection of construction materials which, although not completely inert, produce only a limited amount of heat and flame when exposed to temperatures of approximately 750 degrees Celsius. This revision aligns the test method more closely with ISO1182:1990 but specifies combustibility criteria necessary for regulatory purposes.

This Standard specifies a test method for the determination of the combustibility of a building material within the criteria given in Clause 3.4.WARNING: SO THAT SUITABLE PRECAUTIONS ARE TAKEN TO SAFEGUARD HEALTH, THE ATTENTION OF ALL PERSONS CONCERNED IN FIRE TESTS IS DRAWN TO THE POSSIBILITY THAT HARMFUL GASES MAY BE EVOLVED DURING THE COMBUSTION OF TEST SPECIMENS.

Committee
BD/18
DocumentType
Standard
ISBN
0 7262 8194 8
Pages
21
ProductNote
Reconfirmed 27/05/2016.This standard has been reconfirmed in Australia in 2016 and remains current in New Zealand. Reconfirmation Notice 27/05/2016
PublisherName
Standards Australia
Status
Current
Supersedes

First published as part of AS A30-1935 (endorsement of BS 476-1932 without amendment).Second edition 1958.Revised and redesignated in part as AS 1530.1-1976.Second edition 1984.Third edition 1994.Reconfirmed 2016. First published as part of AS A30-1935 (endorsement of BS 476-1932 without amendment). Second edition 1959. Revised and redesignated in part as AS 1530.1-1976. Second edition 1984. Third edition 1994.

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