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The International Aircraft Materials Fire Test Forum 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.

Forum attendees are welcome to open a discussion on any new topic in the aircraft materials fire safety area. This forum 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.

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Oct. 29-30
Atlantic City, NJ

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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. Short Takes and Current Projects
    PDF (1.4 MB)
  2. Development of New Flammability Test for Magnesium-Alloy Cabin Components
    PDF (534 KB)
  3. Cargo Test Airflow Study & Seat Test Update
    PDF (743 KB)
  4. Burnthrough Round Robin Update
    PDF (270 KB)
  5. VFP Update
    PPT (140 MB)
  6. Radiant Panel Update
    PDF (1.3 MB)
  7. RTCA Development of a New Flammability Test for Electronic Boxes
    PDF (1 MB)
  8. Flow Visualization in the OSU
    PDF (1.5 MB)
  9. HR2 Development Model and Plan
    PDF (110 KB)
  10. FTWG Voltage Round Robin
    PDF (443 KB)
  11. Evacuation Slide Test Comparison Tests of Power Inputs between Two Power Controllers for The Slide Tests
    PDF (869 KB)
  12. Study of Reinforced Cone for use with Oil Burners
    PPT (53 MB)
  13. Additive Manufacturing Task Group
    PDF (243 KB)
  14. Vertical Bunsen Burner Testing of 3-D Printed Material
    PDF (1.4 MB)
  15. Material Change Similarity Task Group - Microscale Combustion Calorimetry
    PDF (1.4 MB)
  16. Waste Compartment Fire Containment MOCs
    PDF (441 KB)

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