fire exposure

fire exposure

The subjection of a material or construction to a high heat flux from an external source, with or without flame impingement.
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There are cases that require issuance of a maintenance permit by the municipality to fix the damage caused by exposure to natural factors such as heat, cold or fire exposure.
Full scale and small scale fire exposure is covered by UL 1709, which is specific to hydrocarbon fire exposure.
Additionally, clients should use a similar central station monitored system to guard against fire exposure.
In September 2015, the global independent safety science company Underwriters Laboratories (UL) further enhanced their fire exposure test protocol for composite IBCs.
Bushfire Attack Levels are critical to ensure that buildings are designed relative to likely radiant heat and fire exposure.
Fire Resistance of Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys: & Measuring the Effects of Fire Exposure on the Properties of Aluminum Alloys
During the fire exposure, no visual changes to the specimens were observed.
Large deformations are expected under fire exposure, and these can lead to local collapse of supported beams and floor systems.
However, when it is subjected to prolonged fire exposure or unusually high temperatures, concrete can suffer significant distress.
Cascading failure tests are in progress to evaluate two potential marine (ship) failure modes; brittle fracture of structural steel due to contact with LNG, and insulation (material) failure due to fire exposure from enveloping fire such as could occur from the 12,500 cubic metre spill already "established" by Sandia as credible.
0] is the one-dimensional design charring rate under standard fire exposure; t is the time of fire exposure.
There was an obvious fire exposure from the insured's welding operation, however the underwriter failed to ensure that there were adequate controls in place to prevent or mitigate the loss.