combustibility


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Synonyms for combustibility

the quality of being capable of igniting and burning

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There is no dispute as to the combustibility potential of the human body, the difficulty arises as regards the source of the ignition.
To establish how the panel and its mounting system will impact the combustibility of an overall roof system, FM Approvals has determined that PV systems must be in accordance with ASTM E108 Fire Test of Roof Coverings (Figure 1).
That realization adds combustibility to the facts now fueling Israel's fast-fading legitimacy.
Speed of production has inevitably increased temperature, friction and the possible combustibility of products.
This can manifest itself in his characteristic combustibility as his nervous energy gets the better of him during those involuntary leaps around the dugout.
To ensure that students learn that not all powders are combustible, and that combustibility is limited by oxygen content, we instituted the following experimental controls:
It examined the causes of large industrial fires and revealed concerns about the combustibility of plastic IBCs and the potential for their contents to be released when exposed to even minor fires.
To prevent similar incidents and possible explosions, collision shops and insurance appraisers must initially determine the exact type of material they are estimating to repair, what comprises the material, and the potential combustibility of the components.
However, because of its lower combustibility it contains 50 percent more carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons including naphthalene, benzanthracene, and benzopyrene, than tobacco smoke.
The combustibility of the situation in France was further shown by the nasty little riot in the Gard du Nord in 2007, when a young man was arrested after exercising his inalienable right to punch two ticket inspectors in the face as they questioned his equally inalienable right to jump over the ticket barrier without paying his fare.
6-7 * FIRE 2009: FLAMMABILITY & COMBUSTIBILITY IN BUILDING MATERIALS
Cool air is more dense than hot air--meaning it contains more oxygen--which means better fuel combustibility.
From PVC comes its toughness (tensile elongation is in excess of 100% and impact strength is 118 ft/lb by the Charpy Unnotched test), chemical resistance (Kydex meets ASTM D-1784 specs for Type 1, Grade 2, rigid PVC), and a self-extinguishing combustibility rating.
For a good analogy, compare the combustibility of a single sheet of newsprint to that of an entire telephone directory.
These include fire safety management; sandwich panel construction, combustibility and fire performance of panel core material; and the application of sandwich panel systems.