IMO 2010 FTPC Part 8 – Test for upholstered furniture
IMO 2010 FTP Code Part 8 testing for upholstered furniture is used to assess the suitability of materials for maritime use. The results can be used for type approval (wheel mark).
The testing is performed on the actual product or a small-scale test chair consisting of the cover and filling components of the product. Materials needed for the test are as follows x 3:
Cover: 800 mm x 650 mm
Back-filling: 450 mm x 300 mm x 75 mm
Seat-filling: 450 mm x 150 mm x 75 mm
During the cigarette test, a cigarette is lighted and positioned axially along the junction between the seat and the back. The test assembly is not allowed to smolder after one hour from the beginning of the test.
In the burner tube test, a burner tube with a propane flame is allowed to burn for 20 seconds, positioned axially along the junction between the seat and the back. No flaming or progressive smoldering is allowed to continue for more than 120 seconds after the removal of the burner tube.
- Suitable sample matrices
- Products and materials for maritime use
- Minimum sample amount
- 3 pcs, Cover: 800 mm x 650 mm Filling: back: 450 mm x 300 mm x 75 mm seat: 450 mm x 150 mm x 75 mm
- Quality system
- Accredited test method