Fire & Flammablity Testing

Specific Test List

ASTM F 793 (WALLCOVERING)Download PDFDownload

Category Test Method Sample Size Performance Time
Lightfastness, Carbon Arc, 200 hours FTM 5660.1 1 piece: 1⁄4 yard 2 weeks
Washability ASTM F 793 para. 7.4 1 piece: 1 yard 5 - 10 days
Scrubbability ASTM F 793 para. 7.7 1 piece: 1 yard 5 - 10 days
Abrasion, Wyzenbeek, 220 grit, 300 cycles ASTM F 793 para. 7.8 1 piece: 1⁄2 yard 5 - 10 days
Tensile (Break) Strength ASTM D 751 12-15,
Procedure A
1 piece: 1⁄2 yard 5 - 10 days
Crocking FTM 5651, Method B 1 piece: 1⁄4 yard 5 - 10 days
Stain Resistance* ASTM F 793 para. 7.5 1 piece: 1 yard 5 - 10 days
Elmendorf Tear ASTM D 751 27,
Procedure A
1 piece: 1⁄2 yard 5 - 10 days
Blocking Resistance FTM 5872 1 piece: 1⁄4 yard 5 - 10 days
Adhesion of Coating ASTM D 751 45-48 1 piece: 1⁄2 yard 5 - 10 days
Cold Crack Resistance ASTM F 793 para. 7.13 1 piece: 1⁄4 yard 5 - 10 days
Heat Aging Resistance ASTM D 751 72-79
Procedure Oven Method
1 piece: 1⁄2 yard 5 - 10 days
Flame Spread & Smoke ASTM E 84 1 piece: 4 yards 1 - 2 weeks
Shrinkage ASTM D 3597 1 piece: 1⁄2 yard 5 - 10 days