As per S.S. 424-14-75 class F 3, IS 10810 (part 61 )
The test eqnipment shall consist of a vertical steel tube having a wall thickens of 0.8 ± 0.1 mm with rectangular ventilation openings.
An edged conical tray of stainless steel for a volume of a liter of ignition fluild
Measurement of smoke Density of Electric Cables under fire conditions
This test is carried out as per B.S. 6853 : 1999
IS 10810 (Part 63 ) ,
This Apparatus is used for measurement of smoke emitted when electric cables are burnt under defined conditions.
The equipment comprise of a cubic enclosure with inside dimensions of 3000± 30 mm and constructed with suitable material fixed into a steel angle frame.
Transparent sealed windows shall be provided on two opposite sides to permit the transmission of a beam of light from the horizontal photometric system.
The light source shall be a halogen lamp of 12 volts X 100 w.
A suilable fan will be provided to ensure uniform distribution of the smoke.
Standard neutral density filters for periodic calibration of equipment (optional)
Fire retardance test for bunched cables ( Ladder Test )
This test is carried out as per IEC 60332-3 or IS 10810 (Part 62). This standard corers the method for testing of a bunch of cables mounted vertically to determine their relative ability to resist frame propagation.
This test is conducted in 4 x 2 x 1 meter chamber fitted with burner specified in above standard,
flow meters and Airflow controls.
Ladder will be provided as per customers requirement.