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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.


February 24-25 , 2015
Huntington Beach, CA

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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. Seat Cushion Oil Burner Update
    PDF (837 KB)
  2. Development of a New Flammability Test for Magnesium-Alloy Seat Structure
    PDF (5.2 MB)
  3. Development of a Flame Propagation Test Apparatus for Inaccessible Area Materials
    PDF (3 MB)
    PDF (390 KB)
    PDF (1.7 MB)
  6. 2013/2014 OSU Round Robin Conclusion
    PDF (1 MB)
  7. Radiant Panel Update
    PDF (438 KB)
  8. RTCA Update
    PDF (246 KB)
  9. Evacuation Slide Test Method: Comparison of HFG and Power Controller Calibration Methods
    PDF (293 KB)
  10. Cargo Liner Oil Burner Update
    PDF (531 KB)
  11. Flame Retardants & Similarity of Material Changes
    PDF (1 MB)
  12. Approved Materials Task group
    PDF (1.3 MB)
  13. Materials Fire Test Method Development
    PDF (386 KB)

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

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