AMERICAN FLAME RESISTANCE STANDARD FOR PERSONAL FIRE-RESISTANT PROTECTIVE GARMENTS
REQUIREMENTS FOR NFPA 2112 STANDARD CERTIFICATION
The garment is mounted on a manikin with 100 sensors in stationary conditions and must be tested against exposure to a flash fire for 3 seconds, with a heat flux of 84 kW/m² to provide predictions of skin burns.
- The result of the mean burn protection cannot be greater than 50%.
- Number of tests: 3.
- Pre-treatment: 1 wash cycle according to manufacturer specifications.
- Exposure time: 3 seconds. Undergarments: briefs, 170 g/m² ± 5% made of 100% cotton and a short-sleeve t-shirt, 140 g/m² ± 5% made of 100% cotton.
- Requirements: total burn prediction ≤ 50%.