Correlation between charring rate and oxygen permeability for 12 different wood species

@article{Hugi2006CorrelationBC,
  title={Correlation between charring rate and oxygen permeability for 12 different wood species},
  author={Erich Hugi and Marcel Wuersch and Walter Ariel Risi and Karim Ghazi Wakili},
  journal={Journal of Wood Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={53},
  pages={71-75}
}
The charring rates of 12 different wood species originating from Europe and the tropics with densities ranging from 350 to 750kg/m3 were investigated to obtain clues on their fire resistance behavior. This was done by measuring the thickness of the charred layer after a 30-min exposure to the standard fire ISO 834-1. No correlation was observed between charring rate and density. In search of another physical property that could be used as an indicator of fire resistance, the oxygen… CONTINUE READING

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