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Materials Fire Test Working Group

Materials Fire Test Working Group

The International Aircraft Materials Fire Test Working Group meets three times per year. One meeting is held in Atlantic City, New Jersey, area, one meeting is held at a host organization at another location in North America, and one meeting is hosted by an organization outside the United States. Issues and concerns in the area of aircraft materials fire safety testing are discussed with emphasis on the current test methods.

For the upcoming meeting, topics to be discussed will include the OSU/NBS test methods, Bunsen burner test method, oil burner for seats and cargo liners. Presentations and updates of round robin tests.

Working group members are welcome to open a discussion on any new topic in the aircraft materials fire safety area. This working group is open to anyone in the international community in industry, government , and academia with an interest in aircraft materials fire safety and testing. See below for past meeting minutes and next meeting details.


June 3-4 , 2015
Bremen, Germany

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Presentations / Minutes / Attendee Lists

  PPTX files may contain embedded video files. ZIP files contain video and Powerpoint files
Date Presentation Minutes / Attendee List
  1. Development of a New Flammability Test for Magnesium-Alloy Seat Structure
    PPT (132 MB)
  2. Magnesium in Aircraft Seats SAE Update
    PDF (946 KB)
  3. Seat Cushion and Cargo Liner Oil Burner Update
    PDF (1 MB)
  4. Development of a Flame Propagation Test Apparatus for Inaccessible Area Materials
    PPT (320 MB)
    PDF (577 KB)
    PDF (990 KB)
  7. 2013/2014 OSU Round Robin Conclusion
    PDF (260 KB)
  8. Numerical Acquisition of OSU Airflow Data and Its Effects on Heat Release Results
    PDF (653 KB)
  9. Impact of Altitude on Bunsen Burner Testing
    PPT (165 MB)
  10. Slide Evacuation Test Method
    PDF (525 KB)
  11. Material Change Similarity Task Group - Proposal to Develop AC Guidance
    PDF (529 KB)
  12. Radiant Panel Update
    PPT (11 MB)
  13. Approved Materials Task group
    PDF (659 KB)

*** Presentations and Minutes prior to December 2006 ***

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