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  1. ASTM Fire Committee Approves Deck Structure Fire Test Response Standard

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    Tue, 20 Mar 2012

    test method is the latest in a series of ASTM International standards being developed ..... structures during fires. The new standard, ASTM E2726/E2726M, Test Method for Evaluating ..... 14 on External Fire Exposures, part of ASTM International Committee E05 on Fire Standards

  2. Dr. John R. Hall Receives Award of Merit from ASTM International Committee on Fire Standards

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    Tue, 11 May 2010

    Association in Quincy, Mass., has received the ASTM International Award of Merit and accompanying ..... fellow for his valuable contributions to ASTM Committee E05 on Fire Standards in the ..... recognition for individual contributions to ASTM standards activities. Hall has been a

  3. ASTM International Launches Two New Journals

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    Sun, 29 Jul 2012

    ASTM International, known worldwide for its 13 ..... All papers submitted for publication to ASTM International go through a meticulous process ..... board and subscription options, visit www. astm .org/acem or www. astm .org/mpc

  4. ASTM offers Web-based Interactive Forums

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    Wed, 1 Sep 1999

    ASTM offers Web-based Interactive Forums The American Society for Testing and Materials ( ASTM ) Interactive Standards Development Forums have been improved and are open to ASTM members 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Members

  5. ASTM test measures ignition potential of textiles by cigarettes

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    Thu, 1 Jul 1999

    ASTM test measures ignition potential of textiles ..... American Society of Testing and Materials ( ASTM ) task group has drafted a test method for ..... has been distributed for comment within the ASTM E.5.15 Subcommittee on Contents and Furnishings

  6. Fire Service Industry News: ASTM Fire Standards Committee Approves Standard

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    Fri, 18 Jul 2014

    evaluate such intrusion. A new standard, ASTM E2886/E2886M, Test Method for Evaluating ..... threat that homes must resist," says ASTM member Stephen Quarles, senior scientist ..... Institute for Business & Home Safety. " ASTM E2886 will help users discriminate between

  7. Fire Service Industry News: Proposed ASTM International Standard to Address Fire Conditions Due to Eaves and Other Projections

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    Tue, 3 Dec 2013

    throughout the United States. A proposed new ASTM standard will be used to alleviate the ..... in structures that exist in WUI areas. ASTM WK37414 , Test Method for Flammability ..... 14 on External Fire Exposures, part of ASTM International Committee E05 on Fire Standards

  8. ASTM International Launches Suppliers Declaration of Conformity

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    Wed, 18 Apr 2012

    requests from suppliers and their customers, ASTM International has developed a new program ..... this latest offering is an outgrowth of ASTM 's certification programs. Supplier ..... their customers regarding conforming to ASTM test methods. Product test results will

  9. Fire Service Industry News: ASTM Standards Crucial to Natural Disaster Preparation and Response

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    Thu, 1 Nov 2012

    needed assistance in the wake of events. ASTM International standards are documents containing ..... developed through a consensus process by ASTM 's members who are experts in their fields ..... situations are in place across a spectrum of ASTM committees. Because standards present

  10. Fire Service Industry News: Papers Invited for ASTM International Symposium on Wildland-Urban Interface Fires

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    Mon, 30 Dec 2013

    2015 at the Marriott Anaheim in Anaheim, Calif. Sponsored by ASTM International Committee E05 on Fire Standards , the symposium ..... acceptability for presentation at the symposium. Visit www. astm .org/E05CFP2015 to submit your abstract and for additional