ISO 5659-2:1994

Plastics -- Smoke generation -- Part 2: Determination of optical density by a single-chamber test

Specifies a method of measuring smoke production from the exposed surface of specimens of essentially flat materials, composites or assemblies not exceeding 25 mm in thickness when placed in a horizontal orientation and subjected to specified levels of thermal irradiance in a closed cabinet with or without the application of a pilot flame. This method of test is applicable to all plastics and may also be used for the evaluation of other materials (e. g. rubbers, textile-coverings, painted surfaces, wood and other building materials).


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 1994-12
  • Edition : 1
  • :
    ISO/TC 61/SC 4
    Burning behaviour
  • 83.080.01
    Plastics in general
    13.220.40
    Ignitability and burning behaviour of materials and products

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