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This International Standard specifies a test method that simulates a fire that under well ventilated conditions starts in a corner of a small room with a single
The method is intended to evaluate the contribution to fire growth provided by a surface product using a specified ignition source.
A standard ignition source is specified.
NOTE: The ignition source used in CAN/ULC-S138, Standard Method of Test for Fire
Growth of Insulated Building Panels in a Full-Scale Room Configuration, is similar to the ignition source specified in Annex A2.1.
The method is especially suitable for products that for some reason cannot be tested in a small laboratory scale, for example thermoplastic materials, the effect of an insulating substrate, joints, surfaces with great irregularity.
NOTE: Fire testing of insulated building panels is carried out in accordance with the requirements in CAN/ULC-S138, Standard Method of Test for Fire Growth of Insulated Building Panels in a Full-Scale Room Configuration.
The method is not intended to evaluate the fire resistance of a product.
A test performed in accordance with the method specified in this International Standard provides data for the early stages of a fire from ignition up to