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NFPA 259

2013 Edition, January 1, 2013

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Standard Test Method for Potential Heat of Building Materials

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EFFECTIVE DATE: 12/17/2012
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Product Details:

  • Revision: 2013 Edition, January 1, 2013
  • Published Date: January 2013
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • Page Count: 13
  • ANSI Approved: Yes
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

This method of test shall provide a means of determining, under controlled laboratory conditions, the potential heat of building materials subjected to a defined hightemperature exposure condition.

Purpose. This test method shall yield a property-type measurement of the amount of heat that can potentially be given off by building materials when they are exposed to a heat source at 750°C.