Thermal Protection Performance Open Flame/Quartz Heater

Model TPP QH-1
Model TPP QH-1-X

The most widely accepted apparatus for the measurement of smoke given off burning materials. Measures specific optical density under flaming and non-flaming conditions. It is also used for the extraction of toxic gas.

Test Specifications
  • NFPA 1971
  • NFPA 1975
  • NFPA 1976
  • NFPA 1977
  • NFPA 1981
  • NFPA 2112
  • ISO 17492
  • ASTM F2700
  • ASTM 2703
  • CAN/CGSB 155.20
  • Electronic Ignition
  • Flow Valve to Monitor Gas Flow
  • Water Cooled Flux Transducer to Make Preliminary Flux Transducer Measurements
  • 2 Copper Calorimeters to Measure Actual Flux and Test Heat Transducer
  • Automatic Control of Water Cooled Shutter, Allowing for Accurate Specified Exposure to Heat sources
  • Control Console:
  • Gas Activating System
  • Air Activating System
  • Water Activating System
  • Radiant Quartz heaters are activated by solid state electronic controls
  • Operating Console:
  • Shell made primarily from brushed stainless steel
  • Interior Construction made with Corrosion resistant components
  • Contains: specimen shuttle; water cooled shutter; Nine 500 watts quartz heaters
  • Dual propane fueled Meker Burners at specified angles
  • Software Package (Installed in standard PC by Govmark):
  • Establish Calibration values
  • Automatically calculate thermal values
  • FAA, Boeing, Airbus: Aircraft interiors
  • BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit): Interior materials of rail cars
  • NY/NJ Port Authority: Carpeting
  • Dept. of Transportation Guidelines for Buses & Rail Passenger Cars: Interior materials
  • New York City: Carpeting
  • U.S. Navy: Packaging materials
  • NFPA 1971
  • NFPA 1975
  • NFPA 1976
  • NFPA 1977
  • NFPA 1981
  • NFPA 2112
  • ISO 17492
  • ASTM F2700
  • ASTM 2703
  • CAN/CGSB 155.20