Accession Number:

ADA179320

Title:

Fire Safety Aspects of Polymeric Materials. Volume 8. Land Transportation Vehicles

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL MATERIALS ADVISORY BOARD (NAS-NAE) WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

212.0

Abstract:

This is the eighth volume in a series. The fire safety aspects of polymers are examined with primary emphasis on human survival. This volume is concerned with the polymeric materials used in subway, surface, and elevated urban railway vehicles railroad vehicles other rail vehicles including unattended and semicontrolled type buses, trucks passenger automobiles and miscellaneous vehicle types including motorcycles and snowmobiles. This report examines the fire safety aspects of those polymeric materials currently used, or expected to be used, in land vehicles that transport people and materials. Excluded from consideration are specific materials such as fuels, engine lubricants and other engine polymers and hydraulic fluids.

Subject Categories:

  • Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
  • Plastics
  • Elastomers and Rubber
  • Wood, Paper and Related Forestry Products
  • Surface Transportation and Equipment
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE