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Tests and Standards

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ASTM E 84
Steiner Tunnel Test
ASTM
American Society for Testing and Materials
ANSI
American National Standards Institute
NFPA 701
Vertical Ignition Test (Equivalent test is UL 214, Test for Flame Propagation of Fabrics and Films)
NFPA 260
Cigarette ignition resistance test of furniture components - Upholstered Furniture (Also known as CAL TB 117)
NFPA 261
Cigarette ignition resistance test of furniture components - Of Mock-Up Upholstered Furniture Assemblies
NFPA 266
Full Seating Test
AATCC
American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists
CFFA
Chemical Fabrics and Film Association
ASTM D4157
Wyzenbeek abrasion resistance test
ASTM D3884
Taber Abraser test
ASTM D4966
Martindale abrasion test
AATCC Test Method 16
Fade-Ometer test
AATCC Test Method 8
Crocking resistance test
ASTM D2261
Tearing strength test, tongue method
AATCC Test Method 147
Bacteria resistance test
BIFMA
Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association
ANSI/BIFMA X5.1
Standards for general-purpose office chairs
ANSI/BIFMA X5.2
Standards for lateral files
ANSI/BIFMA X5.3
Standards for vertical files
ANSI/BIFMA X5.4
Standards for lounge seating
ANSI/BIFMA X5.5
Standards for desk products
ANSI/BIFMA X5.6
Standards for panel systems
CPSC
Consumer Product Safety Commission
ADA
Americans with Disabilities Act
ICC/ANSI A117.1
Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
IBC
International Building Code
UBC
Uniform Building Code
BOCA
The BOCA National Building Code
SBC
The Standard Building Code
ICC
International Code Council
NEC
National Electric Code
NFPA
National Fire Protection Agency
OSHA
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
NRTL
Nationally Recognized Testing Labratory
UL
Underwriters Labratory
UL 10B
Fire Test of Door Assemblies
ASTM C1396
Standard Specification for Gypsum Board
ASTM E119
Standard Test Method for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials
Hose stream test
Uses high-pressure hose stream to stimulate how well the assembly stands up to an impact from falling debris and the cooling and eroding effects of water. (Second part of ASTM E119)
NFPA 252
Standard Methods for Fire Tests of Door Assemblies
NFPA 257
Standard for Fire Test for Window and Glass Bock Assemblies
ASTM E84
Steiner Tunnel Test or Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials
ASTM E662
Standard Test Method for Specific Optical Density of Smoke Generated by Solid Materials
ASTM E648
Flooring Radiant Panel Test
ASTM D2859
Methane Pill Test
NFPA 265
Room Corner Test
NFPA258
Smoke Density Chamber Test
NFPA286
Standard Methods of Fire Tests for Evaluating Contribution of Wall and Ceiling Interior Finish to Room Fire Growth