HEAT RELEASE TESTING
The OSU heat release is the main fire properties test associated with the FAA.
It has been one of the main primary compliance test for aviation materials.
We have two OSU test apparatus on-line dedicated to FAA compliance testing and one OSU test apparatus on-line for Airbus compliance testing.
Vertical Flame Propagation
The FAA has issued an NPRM that lists the new VFP as a primary compliance test for "hidden areas".
We have one VFP test apparatus for development and compliance testing.
All Bunsen Burner type tests
We do all the primary Bunsen Burner type tests. We the vertical 12 and 60 second tests, We do both the horizontal and 45 degree tests. We also do the 60 degree wire Bunsen Burner tests. We have several chambers that are set-up for each type of test.
Smoke Density / Toxicity
We do all the the primary Smoke Density testing. We can perform the 4, 16, and 20 minute tests. Both the flaming and non-flaming modes can be accomplished. We test all materials including wire and cable.