Indian Council of Agricultural Research
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ICAR-National Institute of Natural Fibre Engineering and Technology (ICAR-NINFET), 12, Regent Park, Kolkata-700 040 West Bengal (
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Instrument Details
Instrument/Facility Name: Flame Retardency Tester
Make                                   : S.S. Instruments Pvt. Ltd, Delhi, India
Model                                  : SSI-590B
Specification   :Multidirectional

Click to ViewThe test serves as a preliminary indication of textile / plastics material acceptability for use as part of a device or appliance with respect to its flammability. This test uses specimen is pinned to the sample holder in vertical position at 300 mm from the nearest wall. A micro burner is used to apply flame at 30º, 45º or 90º for specific time. The following parameters are then observed • Duration of flaming combustion after the burner flame application • Duration of after burner flame burning • Duration of glowing combustion after burner flame application.

  Working Principles
Click to View1.A five sided Chamber for sample burning with front glass door 2.A adjustable Burner with precise gas control system including gas regulator 3.Burner Moving system to adjust the burner position 4.Sample Holding System 5.Digital Timer for flame application (can be preset for 1 to 99 sec) to exhaust the burner the end of desired time 6.Digital timer for flame observation after flame is removed. The timer starts automatically once the flame application time is up. 7.Digital timer for Glow observation the timer starts automatically once the after flame timer is stopped.

  User Instructions
Measurement of 30º, 45º or 90º flammability parameter of a textile fabric as per ASTM 64132 m2 fabric

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Contact No. +91-33-24212115
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  Flame Retardency Tester Charges
Procedure Name
National LAB/R&D

Additional Rs 100/-towards postal charges if result are to be posted
The Demand Draft should be in favour of "ICAR NIRJAFT payable at KOLKATA"
Letter, DD & Samples send to "The Director, ICAR- National Institute of Research on Jute & Allied Fibre Technology (NIRJAFT),12, Regent Park,Kolkata - 700040. West Bengal, India."