Thermal sensitivity of fusible links for hotel projects

Wan Ki Chow, H. Wu

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Abstract

Thermal sensitivity of fusible links for controlling fire shutters in big hotel projects will be studied. A sample of 150 fusible links were tested in a hot air wind tunnel with procedure following international testing standards. The fusible link samples were loaded under 0.4 kgf. The working section of the tunnel was set at air temperature of 135°C and air speed of 2.54 ms-1. Response time index was deduced. This parameter is proposed to be included in the local codes for assessing thermal sensitivity of fusible links.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)123-132
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Applied Fire Science
Volume19
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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