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Combustion Characteristics of Hinoki Cypress Louver after Pressure Impregnation with Boric Acid, Borax and Ammonium Phosphate
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  • Journal title : Fire Science and Engineering
  • Volume 29, Issue 6,  2015, pp.1-5
  • Publisher : Korea Institute of Fire Science and Engineering
  • DOI : 10.7731/KIFSE.2015.29.6.001
 Title & Authors
Combustion Characteristics of Hinoki Cypress Louver after Pressure Impregnation with Boric Acid, Borax and Ammonium Phosphate
Park, Hyung-Ju;
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 Abstract
In this study, the combustion characteristics of Hinoki Cypress Louver were measured after performing pressure impregnation with aqueous solution of boric acid, borax, and ammonium phosphate. The characteristics measured include ignition time, critical heat flux, and mass loss rate by incident hear flux (25, 30 and ). The samples used for the test were , and the 5 min variation for each incident heat flux was measured 3 times. The results show that the ignition time for incident heat flux of showed a delay effect of 17.4 to 21.3% except for Type C-H. There was no significant difference at 35 and in the average mass loss rate in Types A-H and D-H, which had lower rates than Type N-H, which was predicted to be higher than that of Type N-H () by 38.22 to 60.46%. It is thus expected that at the time of initial primary fire, there would be a delay effect against fire spread.
 Keywords
Boric acid;Borax;Ammonium phosphate;Pressure impregnation;Combustion characteristics;
 Language
Korean
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