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Flammability Testing of Materials Used in Construction, Transport and Mining, Second Edition, presents an international balance in authorship with contributions from Europe, USA, Australia and New Zealand..

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With chapters fully revised and updated, the book presents newly proposed flammability test methods, as well as fire testing on products/systems/components and materials used in various industrial sectors. This authoritative guide helps ensure safe design, focusing on wood, external cladding and sandwich panels as well as walls and ceilings. Tests for furniture fabrics, cables and electrical appliances are also reviewed, with final sections focusing on flammability testing for railway passenger cars, aircraft, road and rail tunnels.