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Ways To Improve Common Furniture Fire Test
2014-02-11 10:34:13

The bench-scale test widely used to evaluate whether a burning cigarette will ignite upholstered furniture may underestimate the tendency of component materials to smolder when these materials are used in sofas and chairs supported by springs or cloth

2013-09-18 23:00:45

Fauske & Associates, LLC (FAI), a leader in nuclear, industrial and chemical process safety, becomes one of the most comprehensive, state-of-the-art combustible dust hazards testing lab and

2012-09-25 23:03:13

Architectural Testing Adds Fire Testing, Flammability, and Combustibility to Their Approved Testing Agency License for the City of Los Angeles York, PA (PRWEB)

2011-08-18 17:08:58

A team of researchers from the University of the Basque Country (Spain) has developed a method to determine the chemical composition of liquids seized by police and suspected to be explosive.

2011-08-03 19:31:30

Gram for gram, novel carbon nanofiber-filled coatings devised by researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Texas A&M University outperformed conventional flame retardants used in the polyurethane foam of upholstered furniture and mattresses by at least 160 percent and perhaps by as much as 1,130 percent.

2011-01-29 00:02:02

In response to the ever-growing rise in special hazard flammable liquid fires, fire safety specialist and inventor David Munroe has launched ACAF Systems Inc, a manufacturer of innovative and self contained Compressed Air Foam fire suppression systems.

2010-10-23 21:00:00

HONG KONG, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ZhongShan City Pan-Asia Electric Co. Ltd is notifying customers that Cat5E cable manufactured by ZhongShan City Pan-Asia Electric Co. Ltd may be absent of non-fire retardant compound, and as a result, lower the degree of flammability level.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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