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Burn through issues for aircraft interiors

Burn through issues for aircraft interiors

Burn through issues for aircraft interiors

Hi, I am new to the aerospace industry and wonder if anyone can assist me with a question related to 'burn through'. As I understand it, the issue of burn through can be, as an example, applicable to galley equipment. In the event of extreme heat or exposure to a flame, the rate of burn through a galley monument or partition wall becomes very important.

Can anyone give me a summary of the burn through issue or let me know where I can find information please,

Thank you,

RE: Burn through issues for aircraft interiors

have you looked at the FAA's AC on this ?

another day in paradise, or is paradise one day closer ?

RE: Burn through issues for aircraft interiors

There is also the SMOKE, FIRE AND FUMES IN TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT document from the Royal Aeronautical for general back ground.

Plus there are quite a number of Cabin fire related reports on FAA website (they seem to have moved since I last looked).

RE: Burn through issues for aircraft interiors

Many thanks for your replies Gentlemen !

RE: Burn through issues for aircraft interiors

IF unfamiliar... Some useful info...

FAA AC20-178 Flammability Testing of Aircraft Cabin Interior Panels After Alterations

FAA AC23-2 Flammability Tests

FAA AC25.853-1 Flammability Requirements for Aircraft Seat Cushions

DOT/FAA/AR-00/12 Aircraft Materials Fire Test Handbook

SAE ARP695 Galley System Design and Installation Criteria

ASE AS1426 App II Standard Galley System Specification - Appendix II - 20.0 Data Requirements and Procedures

SAE AS6453 Fire Containment Cover - Design, Performance, and Testing Requirements [Cargo ULD covers to prevent burn-thru by smothering]

Regards, Wil Taylor

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