Vertical Textile Test Apparatus

ISO6941, ISO6940, BS 5438

The EN ISO 6940 and 6941 tests are extensively applied throughout industry especially in the textile and apparel manufacturing industries, where it is widely used for the testing of fabrics and other woven material products. The test measures the rate of flame spread for vertically oriented samples.

This new model available from Concept Equipment utilises modern technology and has been designed with ergonomics in mind to ensure that testing is as user friendly as possible.

Standard equipment complies with the mandatory requirements of EN ISO 6940 and 6941 standards.

Other test methods can be performed on the apparatus, such as the BS 5867/5438 series of tests with the purchase of additional templates and sample holders.

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    Specification & Features

    • High quality stainless steel instrument chassis with specimen holder location and thread roller assemblies
    • 2 off stainless steel specimen holders are included. One for EN ISO 6940 and one for EN ISO 6941
    • Fully compliant burner complete with needle control valve
    • Semi-automated control of flame application time and thread switches/timers
    • 0° and 30° angle burner support assembly with ‘Y’ and ‘Z’ adjustment for fine location of burner
    • Marker thread pack 450m and Debris/drip tray included
    • Flame height spacer for 40mm and 25mm flame adjustment included
    • Horizontal surface ignition flame spacer (0°) and Edge Ignition flame spacer (30°) included
    • A single push-button on the control panel activates/deactivates the gas supplies ensuring the system is isolated easily
    • Emergency stop button to kill gas and power to ensure maximum safety
    • Ideal for use in quality control applications as well as a tool for the development and analysis of new materials

    Technical Data & Requirements

    Electrical: 110 to 230 V – 5 Amps

    Ambient Temperature: Operating 10°C to 35°C

    Dimensions: 500mm (W) x 820mm x (H) x 660mm (D)

    Gas Supplies: The preferred fuel gas used in the test is propane. Butane or a mixture of both is acceptable according to the test standard. The pressure required to obtain flame stability at 30° needs to be between 10 kPa and 50 kPa.

    No other restrictions should be used as this will reduce the flow rates.

    Experts since 1998

    We have been involved in the design and manufacture of fire testing, thermal analysis, rheology and spectroscopy instruments since the mid-eighties.

    Concept Equipment design and manufacture fire testing instruments according to international test methods.

    Location —

    Units 57-59 The Vinery, Arundel Road, Poling, West Sussex, BN18 9PY, UK