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ISO 3795

Test method Road vehicles, tractors and machinery for agriculture and forestry – Determination of burning behaviour of interior materials.

Main field of application

 Requirements of burning rate is found in ADR 220 531 (1) and other similar standards. Also, the vehicle industry has their own internal requirements.

The standard decides the burning rate of materials in the occupant compartments of road vehicles.

Examples of products that can be tested with this method

Any portion of a single or composite material which is within 13 mm of the occupant compartments air space.

Material consumption during test

Complete test
5 tests
8 test specimens, with the dimension 100 mm x 356 mm.
Indicative test2 test specimens, with the dimension 100 mm x 356 mm.
The test is conducted inside a test chamber where the test specimen is mounted horizontally. The exposed side of the test specimen is subjected to a gas flame from underneath. The burnt distance and the time taken to burn this distance is measured during the test. The result, the burning rate, is expressed in mm/min.