Engineering Analysis of NFPA 285 Tested Assemblies

Research Report No.: 
Issue Date: 
Friday, June 5, 2015 - 16:00

Code requirements for specific testing are often questioned in the industry. For example, is actual testing required, or is engineering analysis permitted? Engineering analysis would fall under the category of alternative materials due to the fact that many tests are conducted as an assembly, and, therefore, any substitutions of products are labeled as alternative materials.