Accession Number : ADA303573

Title :   Building Contents. The Real Fire Problem Fall Conference Held in Phiadelphia, Pennsylvania on 12-14 October 1981.

Corporate Author : FIRE RETARDANT CHEMICALS ASSOCIATION WESTPORT CT

Personal Author(s) : Bell, James R.

PDF Url : ADA303573

Report Date : OCT 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 256

Abstract : Partial contents include: (1) Current Fire Studies; (2) Boarding Home Combustibility Problems; (3) Review of Plastics Fire Hazard; (4)Toxicity of Fiberglass Reinforced Plastics; (5) Polymerics in Wire and Cable: Potential Hazard in Building Construction?; (6) Design & Construction of Wire and Cable For Fire Retardant Applications; (7) Urethane Roofing and the Building Codes; (8) EPS in High Rise Construction; (9) Nonmetallic Conduit in Fire Rated Construction; (10) Flammability and Smoke Evaluation in Vinyl Carpet Backing; (11) New Opportunities for Product Fire Performance; (12) The Walicovering Industry Changes Forthcoming in Fire Hazard Classification; (13) Vapor Treatment of Cotton Upholstery Fabrics with Trimethylborate; (14) Liquid Paint as a Fire Retardant; (15) Building Contents, The Real Fire Problem in the Room; (16) Smolder Resistant Backcoating Technology for Upholstered Furniture Fabric; (17) Upholstered Furniture Flammability; (18) California Upholstered Furniture Combustibility Standard: 1981 Update; and (19) UFAC Update. (AN)

Descriptors :   *BUILDINGS, *FIRE HAZARDS, FIBERGLASS, SYMPOSIA, DAMAGE, TOXICITY, BEAMS(STRUCTURAL), SMOKE, FABRICS, PAINTS, IGNITION, FIRE PROTECTION, FLAME PROPAGATION, POLYESTER PLASTICS, CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, HOUSING(DWELLINGS), FLAMMABILITY, FIRE RESISTANCE, FILLERS, VINYL PLASTICS, ROOFS, OLEFIN RESINS, OLEFIN POLYMERS, URETHANES, GLASS REINFORCED PLASTICS, FIRE SAFETY, CARPETS, FIRE RESISTANT COATINGS, FURNITURE, STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY.

Subject Categories : Safety Engineering
      Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE