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National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Study Suggests Ways to Improve Common Furniture Fire Test

Caption: Residues of an identical foam-fabric assembly in the current (left) and in the modified (right) smoldering ignition setup (45 min test duration). The new setup promoted an increase in smoldering rate as compared to the current setup and induced transition to flaming.

Credit: Zammarano/NIST

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