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.
As listed in Table 5, in the case of acrylic textile, char lengths were less than 3.9 cm, and afterflaming and afterglow were less than one minute with AHFC-20 and AHFC-30.