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A Class 1, or Class A, fire rating means that the building material is highly resistant to fire and does not spread flames quickly. In the flame-spread rating test, a score of 0 to 25 constitutes a Class 1 rating. The score is relative and balanced between asbestos cement sheet, with a score of 0, and pure red oak, with a score of 100.

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This means that the lower the score, the longer it takes fire to reach the top of the paper. Class A has an FSR of 0 to 25, making it is able to withstand fire for longer than any of the other classifications. Conclusion. If you have a facility with a higher fire risk, you may want to consider using a wallcovering that has a fire rating of Class A.

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What do the A B C ratings mean on Fire Extinguishers? “A” TRASH–WOOD–PAPER. Fire extinguishers with a Class A rating are effective against fires involving paper, wood, textiles, and plastics. The primary chemical used to fight these fires is monoammonium phosphate, because of its ability to smother fires in these types of materials.

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Class 1 Fire Resistance Rating is given to materials that conform to test standards set by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM E-84) for acceptable flame spread and smoke development for combustible construction materials. ASTM E-84 is a similar test to UL-723, NFPA 2255, or UBC 8-1.

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A fire-resistance rating typically means the duration for which a passive fire protection system can withstand a standard fire resistance test.This can be quantified simply as a measure of time, or it may entail a host of other criteria, involving other evidence of functionality or fitness for purpose.

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What does a one-hour fire rating mean? Wildfire October 13, 2009. A "one-hour" fire rating is given to an assembly consisting of various building materials that can resist the exposure of a standardized fire exposure for one hour. It was developed to evaluate the performance of building elements during an intense fire exposure (for example ...

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Figure 1. This aluminum roof covering has a Class A fire rating “by assembly”. In this case, the roof assembly consists of the aluminum roof covering, overlapping layers of a capsheet roofing material (for the improved fire rating), and structural sheathing, all attached to the lumber framing.

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Safe's with the K.I.S. or a Private Laboratory Test still provide great fire resistance. However, the U.L. Class of Fire protection is recognized as the most complete fire testing today. If you are on a budget, we recommend you consider at least a 1 hour fire rating (minimum) to insure ample protection for your documents or valuables.

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An ISO Class 1 fire department is one that provides excellent fire protection based upon an evaluation by the Insurance Services Office, a New Jersey-based for-profit company that provides these ratings. ISO sells the information it collects to insurance companies, which may use these ratings to determine property insurance rates.

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The peace of mind knowing you have a Class “A” fire rated product on your porch will give you the security you need to know your home is protected. But what does Class “A” really mean, anyway. The chart below shows the varying levels of performance that a product must meet during the burn tests in order to score well: