afterflaming

afterflaming

[′af·tər‚flām·iŋ]
(aerospace engineering)
With liquid- or solid-propellant rocket thrust chambers, a characteristic low-grade combustion that takes place in the thrust chamber assembly and around its nozzle exit after the main propellant flow has been stopped.

afterflaming

The continued flaming combustion of a material after the exposing flame has been removed.
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20) Consequently, phosphorous compound can reveal its outstanding flame retardancy at even lower content through the shortening of afterflaming and afterglow.
9 cm, and afterflaming and afterglow were less than one minute with AHFC-20 and AHFC-30.
17 ([DELTA]L) Table 5 -- Flame Retardancy of Acrylic Fabrics Treated With Synthesized Flame-Retardant Coatings 45[degrees] Meckel Burner Method Concentration Char length Afterflaming (a) Afterglow (b) Exp.