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Document ID (ISN)108210
CIS number 08-674
ISSN - Serial title 0212-1050 - Mapfre seguridad
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Luengo Cuadrado E.
Title Presentation of sandwich panels
Original title Una aproximación a los paneles sándwich [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 4th Quarter 2007, Vol.27, No.108, p.24-39. Illus. 23 ref.
Abstract This article presents an overview of the characteristics of sandwich panels, which are widely-used materials in the construction industry. It describes their fire behaviour under various standard testing conditions as well as during real fires. Next, it proposes a framework for evaluating the risks due to sandwich panels as a function of the sector of activity, the type of building and their fire behaviour, based on which it is possible carry out a cost-risk analysis to support decisions for the selection of appropriate construction panels.
Descriptors (primary) flammability; hazard evaluation; building panels
Descriptors (secondary) description of equipment; economic aspects; flammability testing; flame spread
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation