|Document ID (ISN)||108210|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0212-1050 - Mapfre seguridad
|Convention or series no.
||Luengo Cuadrado E.
||Presentation of sandwich panels
||Una aproximación a los paneles sándwich [in Spanish]|
||4th Quarter 2007, Vol.27, No.108, p.24-39. Illus. 23 ref.
||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.
||flammability; hazard evaluation; building panels
||description of equipment; economic aspects; flammability testing; flame spread
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Spain|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards