Milan Protić, Nikola Mišić, Miomir Raos, Lidija Milošević

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In this study, PMMA samples were exposed to four irradiation levels: 20, 30, 40 and 50 kW/m2. Experiments were performed in a custom-made installation comprising mass loss calorimeter, extraction system, and effluent analysis system with FTIR spectrometer. The aim of the study was twofold: to check the suitability of custom-made installation for testing flammability and combustion behavior characteristics of polymers and to compare the obtained results with literature findings.Measured and deducted fire properties (critical heat flux, ignition temperature, and heat of gasification), as well as effluent emissions during the combustion phase, were in good agreement with literature results.


PMMA, mass loss calorimeter, ISO 13927, FTIR, flammability parameters, effluents

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22190/FUWLEP2103177P


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