Facade test on fire propagation along combustible exterior wall systems

Hideki Yoshioka, Yuhei Nishio, Masamichi Tamura, Masashi Yoshida, Takafumi Noguchi, Manabu Kanematsu, Tatsuo Ando, Kouji Koura, Taiki Tomatsu, Yasuji Ozaki

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With regard to fire protection for exterior walls of a building, only 'fireresistive performance' is considered, according to the current building standard law of Japan. In previous studies of authors, new test method for evaluation of fire propagation along combustible cladding, was proposed, using primarily test specimens of facade wall with exterior thermal insulation without vent layer. In this paper, newly made results of facade fire tests with other specimens of combustible facades, such as sandwich panels, photovoltaic sheets, combustible coating materials, and exterior insulation with vent layer etc. are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)595-600
Number of pages6
JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
Issue number42
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2013



  • Combustible facade
  • Ejected flame from opening
  • Fire Propagation
  • Fire test for facades
  • Vertical fire spread to upper floor

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