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Table 2 Standard test methods used to evaluate the protective performance of FFPPC

From: Recent trends and future scope in the protection and comfort of fire-fighters’ personal protective clothing

Test standard Description
ISO 6942:2002 Protective clothing: Protection against heat and fire - Method of test: Evaluation of materials and material assemblies when exposed to a source of radiant heat.
ISO 9151:1995 Protective clothing against heat and flame - Determination of heat transmission on exposure to flame.
ISO 11612:2008 Protective clothing - Clothing to protect against heat and flame.
ISO 14116:2008 Protective clothing - Protection against heat and flame: Limited flame spread materials, material assemblies and clothing.
ISO 12127–1:2007 Clothing for protection against heat and flame - Determination of contact heat transmission through protective clothing or constituent materials-Part 1: Test method using contact heat produced by heating cylinder.
ISO 12127–2:2007 Clothing for protection against heat and flame - Determination of contact heat transmission through protective clothing or constituent materials. Test method using contact heat produced by dropping small cylinders.
ISO 13506:2008 Protective clothing against heat and flame - Test method for complete garments: Prediction of burn injury using an instrumented manikin.
ISO 15025:2000 Protective clothing - Protection against heat and flame: Method of test for limited flame spread.
ISO 17492:2003 Clothing for protection against heat and flame - Determination of heat transmission on exposure to both flame and radiant heat.
ISO 17493:2000 Clothing and equipment for protection against heat - Test method for convective heat resistance using a hot air circulating oven.
ISO 4920/EN 24920 Determination of resistance to surface wetting (spray test) of fabrics (outer layer).
BS EN 367:1992 Protective clothing - Protection against heat and fire: Method for determining heat transmission on exposure to flame.
BS EN 702:1995 Protective clothing - Protection against heat and flame: Test method: Determination of the contact heat transmission through protective clothing or its materials.
ASTM F 1930 Standard test method for evaluation of flame resistant clothing for protection against fire simulations using an instrumented manikin.
ASTM F 1939 Standard test method for radiant heat resistance of flame resistant clothing materials with continuous heating.
ASTM F 2731 Standard test method for measuring the transmitted and stored energy of fire-fighter protective clothing systems.
ASTM F 2733 Standard specification for flame resistant rainwear for protection against flame hazards; section 8, thermal performance testing procedures.
ASTM D 7140/D 7140 M - 13 Standard test method to measure heat transfer through textile thermal barrier materials.
ASTM F1930 - 13 Standard test method for evaluation of flame resistant clothing for protection against fire simulations using an instrumented manikin.
ASTM F1449 - 08 Standard guide for industrial laundering of flame, thermal, and arc resistant clothing.
ASTM F1939 - 08 Standard test method for radiant heat resistance of flame resistant clothing materials with continuous heating.
ASTM F2700 - 08 (2013) Standard test method for unsteady-state heat transfer evaluation of flame resistant materials for clothing with continuous heating.
ASTM F2701 - 08 Standard test method for evaluating heat transfer through materials for protective clothing upon contact with a hot liquid splash.
ASTM F2702 - 08 Standard test method for radiant heat performance of flame resistant clothing materials with burn injury prediction.
ASTM F2703 - 08 Standard test method for unsteady-state heat transfer evaluation of flame resistant materials for clothing with burn injury prediction.
ASTM F2757 - 09 Standard guide for home laundering care and maintenance of flame, thermal and arc resistant clothing.
ASTM F 2894 - 2014 Standard test method for evaluation of materials, protective clothing and equipment for heat resistance using a hot air circulating oven.
ASTM WK27614 Determination of flame shrinkage of flame resistant materials.
ASTM WK27615 New test method for the evaluation of materials, protective clothing and equipment for heat resistance using a hot air circulating oven.
ASTM WK29697 New test method for convective-thermal protective performance (c-tpp)
ASTM WK33641 New guide for selection and use of flame-resistant garments for protection against combustible dust deflagrations.