What is UL94V?
UL94v-0 is a fire standard set by UL – an American worldwide safety consulting and certification company headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois. UL94V-0 is used to determine the flammability of a specified material and the burn time associated with it.
What is UL 94v0?
UL-94 is the Standard for Tests for Flammability of Plastic Materials for Parts in Devices and Appliances. To attain the UL 94V-0 standard, samples must have met the following criteria: Burning combustion is not sustained for more than 10 seconds after applying controlled flame.
What is flame rating?
HB Flame Rating indicates that the material was tested in a Horizontal Position (Horizontal Burn) and found to burn at a rate less than a specified maximum. These small-scale tests measure the propensity of a material to extinguish or spread flames once it becomes ignited.
What does UL94 VTM 0 mean?
Vertical Burning Test for Classifying Materials The material will be rated: V-0: if flame extinguishes within 10 seconds with no dripping. V1: if flame extinguishes within 30 seconds with no dripping.
How do I find out if a company is UL listed?
Check the Label
- Look for the UL trademark!
- Right under the UL trademark, the word LISTED or CLASSIFIED will appear in all capital letters.
- Under LISTED/CLASSIFIED you will find what the product is.
- Most importantly, under the product identity is the control or issue number.
What do you need to know about UL 94V-0?
Flammability UL 94 V method “evaluates both the burning and afterglow times after repeated flame application and dripping of the burning test specimen” in a vertical burning test. To attain the UL 94V-0 standard, samples must have met the following criteria:
How to determine the flammability of UL 94?
This method is used to determine the UL 94 V-0, V-1 and V-2 flammability ratings. The test evaluates both the burning and afterglow times and dripping of the burning test specimen. Pre-treatment: 2 days / 23 °C / 50 % relative humidity.
What is the vertical burn rating of UL 94?
Vertical Burning Test for Classifying Materials UL 94 V Rating: V-0, V-1, V-2 This test measures the self-extinguishing time of the vertically oriented polymer specimen. The top of the test specimen is clamped to a stand and the burner is placed directly below the specimen.
What kind of material is UL 94V-0 fire retardant?
Hose Materials Listed as UL 94V-0 Flame-Retardant Flexaust’s portfolio of UL 94V-0 listed flame-retardant hoses include an assortment of 13 standard products composed of coated polyester fire-retardant fabric and plastic materials including neoprene polyester, PVC polyester, acrylic polyester, and PVC.