Aerospace, Rail & Transportation

Specific Test List

U.S. Railcar & Public Transit VehiclesDownload PDFDownload

Test Component Category Sample Size
1. 12 Second Vertical Fabrics 1 piece: 18" x 36"
2. ASTM E 162 - Radiant Panel Frames, shrouds, walls, ceilings, windscreens, ducting, windows, light diffusers, insulation, exterior shell component, box covers Fabric: 6 pieces: 10" x 22"
Other products: 6 pieces: 6" x 18"
3. ASTM E 662 - Specific Optical Density of Smoke Generated by Solid Materials: Flaming & Non Flaming Modes Fabrics, cushions, frames, shrouds, walls, ceilings, windscreens, ducting, windows, light diffusers, insulation, exterior shell component, box covers Fabric: 1 piece. 30" x 30"
Other products: 12 pieces: 3" x 3" x 1" MT
4. ASTM D 3675 - Radiant Panel for Flexible Cellular Materials Foams, cushions, etc. 6 pieces: 6" x 18" x 1" MT
5. ASTM E 648 - Flooring Radiant Panel Floor coverings with or without padding, as applicable 5 pieces: 9" x 40"
6. BSS 7239 - Combustion Toxicity

Flaming Mode, 6 gases
Non Flaming Mode, 6 gases
Specified by certain rail carrier companies & rail car manufacturers for all of the above listed components Fabric: 1 piece. 30" x 30"
Other products:
9 pieces: 3" x 3" x 1" MT
9 pieces: 3" x 3" x 1" MT
7. SMP 800C - Combustion Toxicity, Measures 8 gases Specified by certain rail carrier companies and rail car manufacturers for all of the above listed components Fabric: 1 piece. 30" x 30"
Other products:
10 pieces: 3" x 3" x 1" MT
8. ASTM C 1166 Elastomers 6 pieces: 1.0" x 18.0" x 0.5"
9. ASTM E 1354 Optional Test for Small Parts Less than 16 square inches 6 pieces: 4" x 4" x 2" MT
10. ASTM E 119 Structural Flooring 1 piece: 6.5 ft. x 6.5 ft.
11. UL 1685 Section 12/FT4 - Vertical Tray with Smoke NFPA 130 - Wire & Cable Contact SGS Govmark
  • MT = Maximum thickness.

Performance Time

Test Performance Time
Tests 1 & 8 3 - 5 days
Tests 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 7 - 10 days
Test 9 10 - 14 days
Test 7 14 - 21 days
Test 11 15 - 20 days