NFPA 288: Standard Methods of Fire Tests of Horizontal Fire Door Assemblies Installed in Horizontal

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2012 NFPA 288
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Gauge the effectiveness of horizontal fire door assemblies in protecting openings from the spread of fire by using the test methods presented in the 2012 NFPA 288.

NFPA 288: Standard Methods of Fire Tests of Horizontal Fire Door Assemblies Installed in Horizontal Fire Resistance-Rated Assemblies, 2012 Edition is a test procedure developed for use in evaluating the performance of horizontal floor fire door assemblies in fire resistance-rated horizontal assemblies. It provides testing laboratories and manufacturers with a way to measure the ability of the floor fire door assembly to remain in the opening and resist the passage of flame and heat with load carrying applications.

The 2012 edition has been retitled to expand the use of the test Standard to roofs and remove the limit to floor fire door assemblies. (Softbound, Approx. 11 pp., 2012)

NFPA® 288 Standard Methods of Fire Tests of Horizontal Fire Door Assemblies Installed in Horizontal Fire Resistance-Rated Assemblies 2012 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Application
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General
2.2 NFPA Publications. (Reserved)
2.3 Other Publications
2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections. (Reserved)
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
3.3 General Definitions
Chapter 4 Control of Fire Test
4.1 Time-Temperature Curve
4.2 Furnace Temperature Measurements
4.3 Temperatures of Unexposed Surfaces
4.4 Furnace Pressure
Chapter 5 Test Specimen
5.1 Construction and Size
5.2 Mounting
5.3 Clearances
5.4 Protection and Conditioning
Chapter 6 Implementation of Fire Test
6.1 Fire Test
6.2 Furnace Pressure
6.3 Loading
Chapter 7 Reporting Results
7.1 Results
Chapter 8 Conditions of Acceptance
8.1 General.
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Recommendations for Thermocouple Pads
Annex C Informational References
Index