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EN 9239

 

Fire tests to Floorings – EN ISO 9239-1

 

 

1.       EN ISO 9239-1 Fire tests for Flooring - Standard Title

 

EN ISO 9239-1: Reaction to fire tests for floorings - Part 1: Determination of the burning behaviour using a radiant heat source

 

2.       EN ISO 9239-1 Fire tests for Flooring - Standard Brief

 

EN ISO 9239-1 for the exposed surface flooring, determination of the burning behaviour using horizontal a radiant heat source and the subsequent result.

 

3.       EN ISO 9239-1 Fire tests for Flooring - Products Scope

 

EN ISO 9239-1 be used for all the type of floorings in Construction Product Directive (CPD) scope

 

4.       EN ISO 9239-1 Fire tests for Flooring - Test Method


> Test condition


Speed of flue gas flow in box
:(2.5±0.2m/s 
Radiant fluxCalibrated heat radiant flux distribution requirements:

Distance to zero point of specimenmm

Heat flux
kW/m2

ToleranceskW/m2

110

10.9

±0.4

210

9.2

±0.4

310

7.1

±0.4

410

5.1

±0.2

510

3.5

±0.2

610

2.5

±0.2

710

1.8

±0.2

810

1.4

±0.2

910

1.1

±0.2

                               
Blackbody temperatureby calibration comparison with temperature recorded
blackbody temperature deviation should be within ±5, box temperature deviation should be within ± 10
Flaming gas: propane
Gas flow rate
:(0.026±0.002L/s 
Flaming time
30min 

Evaluation Criteria 
Sample classification according to BS EN 13501-1:2007, with the test results mean that the grading standard are as follows (Note: Non-sufficient and necessary criterion for classification). 
    

Class

Classification standard

A2flB fl

Critical heat fluxCHF≥8.0 KW/m2Additional classificationS1=smoking≤750%×min

C fl

Critical heat fluxCHF≥4.5 KW/m2Additional classificationS1=smoking≤750%×min

D fl 

Critical heat fluxCHF≥3.0KW/m2Additional classificationS1=smoking≤750%×min

        

5.       EN ISO 9239-1 Fire tests for Flooring - Material under products Scope:

> Wood flooring

> Plastic-wood flooring

> Rubber flooring

> Textile / Carpet

Aluminum honeycomb slab

> Etc

 

6.       EN ISO 9239-1 Fire tests for Flooring - Reference Standard:

 

> EN13238 Reaction to fire tests for building products. Conditioning procedures and general rules for selection of substrates

 

> EN60584-1 Thermocouples — Part 1: Reference tables

 

> EN ISO 13943 Fire safety -- Vocabulary

 

 

7.       EN ISO 9239-1 Fire tests for Flooring - Similar standard:

 

> DIN 4102-14 Fire behaviour of building materials and elements; determination of the burning behaviour of floor covering systems using a radiant heat source

 

> ASTM E 648 Standard Test Method for Critical Radiant Flux of Floor-Covering Systems Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source