Horizontal Flame Propagation UN/ECE Regulation No. 118 annex 6

The burning rate of horizontally mounted materials designed to be used in vehicles and buses must be tested with the UN/ECE R118 annex 6 test before they can be approved for use. Measurlabs offers this and the other tests as per R118 with accreditation.

In the test method, the exposed side of the test specimen is burned from underneath and the burning rate is measured and expressed in mm/min.

Suitable sample matrices
Materials and products used in vehicles and buses
Required sample quantity
Six samples with dimensions of 356x100 mm and thickness up to 13 mm. For non-isotropic materials 6 samples in each direction must be prepared.
Typical turnaround time
3 weeks after receiving the samples
Available quality systems
Accredited test method

Pricing and online order

Price per sample (Excl. VAT):
824 €

We also charge a 97 € service fee per order.

Large batches of samples are eligible for discounts.

Samples are entered during checkout.

Our experts review all orders to ensure the testing method is suitable for your needs and samples.

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