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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 25-26 , 2014
Solothurn, Switzerland

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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. Task Group Session on Revised Cargo Liner Test
    PDF (1.2 MB)
  2. Test Plan for Proposed Cargo Liner Advisory Circular Material
    PDF (194 KB)
  3. Development of a New Flammability Test for Magnesium-Alloy Seat Structure
    PDF (1.6 MB)
  4. Development of a Flame Propagation Test Method for Inaccessible Area Materials
    PDF (2.4 MB)
  5. 2013/2014 OSU Round Robin Update
    PDF (900 KB)
  6. OSU & HR2 Updates
    PPT (32 MB)
  7. Refinement of the Radiant Heat Test for Evacuation Slide Materials
    PDF (419 KB)
  8. Seat Cushion Oil Burner Round Robin Update
    PDF (911 KB)
  9. FAA Initiatives in Flame Retardant Replacements
    PDF (47 KB)
  10. Status of Flame Retardants
    PDF (859 KB)
  11. Restraining Leather Cushions for the Seat Oil Burner Test
    PDF (729 KB)

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

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