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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.


October 27-28 , 2014
Atlantic City, New Jersey

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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 Round Robin Update
    PPT (1.3 MB)
  2. Restraining Leather Cushions for the Seat Oil Burner Test
    PPT (1.4 MB)
  3. Development of a New Flammability Test for Magnesium-Alloy Seat Structure
    PPT (9.29 MB)
  4. Development of a Flame Propagation Test Apparatus for Inaccessible Area Materials
    PPT (112 MB)
  5. Vertical Flame Propagation (VFP)- Boeing Update
    PPT (2.7 MB)
  6. 2013/2014 OSU Round Robin Update
    PPT (1.5 MB)
    PPT (392 KB)
  8. Radiant Panel Updates
    PPT (858 KB)
    PPT (362 KB)
  10. Recommendations for Insulation Radiant Panel AC
    PPT (116 KB)
  11. Evacuation Slide Test Method: Comparison Test Results
    PPT (826 KB)
  12. Test Results for Proposed Cargo Liner Advisory Circular Material
    PPT (1.4 MB)
  13. Boeing Cargo Liner Sonic Burner Update
    PPT (531 KB)
  14. Material Change Similarity
    PPT (111 KB)

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

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