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Lawson, D.I., Webster, C.T. and Gregsten, M.J., 1954. THE FLAMMABILITY OF FABRICS. Fire Research Notes 107


Two methods of assessing the flammability of fabrics are described. In one the rate of burning of fabrics in the vertical direction is measured, and in the other, a more robust instrument suitable for general use, a strip of the material is clamped around a semicircular frame and the distance or time of spread of flame around the semicircle is observed.

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