This paper used the Hot Disk TPS to measure the thermal conductivity of several different spray applied fire resistive materials between a temperature of 20-1000°C. Mass loss and thermal ...Read More
Keyword: Mass loss
An investigation was conducted to determine the thermal properties of different types of gypsum boards from the USA and Japan. The thermal conductivity and specific heat were determined at room ...
Keywords: differential scanning calorimetry, Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), DSC, Fire testing, Gypsum Boards, Linear Contraction, Mass loss, Slug Calorimeter, Specific Heat, Thermal Conductivity, Transient Plane Source TechniqueRead More
This article studies the accuracy of using models to predict the mass loss of four polymers when they are exposed to fire like conditions. The researchers collected material property data; ...Read More
Gypsum board is a building material that shrinks and cracks at high temperatures, which compromises the structural integrity of buildings during fires. Researchers in this study set out to determine ...
Keywords: Fire Protection, Fire Safety, Furnace, Gypsum, Gypsum wall assemblies, Linear Contraction, Mass loss, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Specific Heat, Temperature, Thermal Conductivity, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More