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Table 7 Heat release test data (as measured according to test method (open furniture calorimeter) described in 16 CFR 1633) for mattresses with different tickings ([2007c])

From: Assessment of factors affecting fire performance of mattresses: a review

Tick ID Fabric content (mole fraction %) Finish PHRR (kW) TTP*(s) THR in first 10 mins (MJ) FIGRA**(kW/s)
T-1 Polypropylene (100)a Pigment print 73 900 12.7 0.08
T-2 Polypropylene/Polyester (50/50) Heat set softener 76 1380 13.3 0.05
T-3 Polypropylene/Polyester (32/68) Hot melt 32 60 3.9 0.53
T-4 Polyester (100) Aqueous scour 38 60 8.1 0.63
T-5 Polyester (100) Latex 49 60 14.7 0.81
T-6 Cotton/Polyester (75/25) Bleach 31 60 5.4 0.51
T-7 Rayon/Polyester (54/46) none 31 102 6.8 0.30
  1. * TTP: Time to peak heat release rate, ** FIGRA: Fire growth rate index.