Sean Younger joins Jack Walker and Paul Atzemis to discuss the differences between standards ASTM E84 and ASTM E119. The two standards are readily used in the fireproofing industry, listen as they discuss the critical factors of these two standards.

  • 0:00 – Intro and technical difficulties
  • 1:54 – Kidnapping the CFO
  • 2:51 – Reintroduction to Sean Younger, Carboline Fireproofing Sales
  • 3:21 – ASTM E84 and ASTM E119
  • 3:56 – ASTM E84 - Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials
  • https://www.astm.org/Standards/E84.htm
  • 5:00 – ASTM E119 - Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials
  • https://www.astm.org/search/fullsite-search.html?query=e119&
  • 5:28 – Fire protection versus flame spread
  • 6:30 – Flame spread index per ASTM E84
  • 7:18 – Flame index categories per ASTM E84
  • 7:51 – Compartmentalization of fire
  • 9:03 – Smoke index per ASTM E84
  • 10:38 – ASTM E84 does not give products hourly fire ratings
  • 11:37 – ASTM E119 testing
  • 12:26 – Differences between ASTM E84 and ASTM E119
  • 13:23 – Importance of full-scale testing for fire resistance ratings per ASTM E119
  • 14:01 – Differences between full-scale testing and small-scale screening
  • 17:37 – UL and NFPA tests that mirror ASTM E84 and ASTM E119
  • 18:08 – Critical temperature for ASTM E119
  • 19:18 – Wrap up

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