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Flame & Other Plastics Testing

Available with IEC/ISO 17025 Certificate of Calibration
Plastics are tested to determine their flammability burning characteristics (Flame rating), their ignition potential due to thermal and electrical sources, their resistance to electrical tracking, and other electrical characteristics. The specific test required on a plastic depends on the type of component or end-use product, as well as the environment in which the plastic is used. This test equipment meets most UL, CSA, IEC, EN and other international safety standards.
TRK-01 Digital Comparative Tracking Index Tester
above: "Tracking" Resistance Tester
Product Details

The TRK-01 Tracking Tester by ED&D is used to test an insulating materials' resistance to tracking. "Tracking" is the creation of a carbon path formed on an insulating material as a result of flashovers. Our device was built specifically for the IEC, UL, CSA and ASTM product safety test requirements.

This tester incorporates all features for the complete test, Including: the electrodes, an electronic control for releasing the conductive drops, drop counter, adjustable current limiting, and test voltage adjustment to 600V (1000V model available). Precision-machined, this is a state-of-the-art tester that is considered the standard in the industry. Please specify 120V or 240V when ordering.
TRK-CM1 Conductivity Meter
above: waterproof and easy to use Tracking Conductivity Meter
Product Details

IMPORTANT: This for use with the ED&D TRK-01 Tracking Tester.
Portable conductivity/resistivity/salinity meter with PC/printer output. This waterproof meter and electrodes enhance care free operation in the lab or field, quick connection to PC allows easy and fast data evaluation, automatic data logging function and self diagnostic function assures reliable measurement. It also features user friendly and portability with large LCD display and cases are available. Packing list includes Meter, Model 9382-10D Electrode, Soft Case, Strap, Batteries (LR6 2pcs) and Instruction Manual.
BTK-01 Deluxe Burn Test Kit™
above: Assembled BTK-01 Test Kit
Product Details

Everything you need for the Needle flame testing requirements!
  • Needle Flame Test Kits
  • Burn test needles, UL-Listed gas valves, CSA-Listed gas hoses
  • Infinitely-adjustable Deluxe Burn Test Apparatus
  • Wire screen gauzes
  • Tissue paper and cheesecloth
The Needle Flame burner diameter 0.5 mm is intended for conducting burning tests. It is constructed in strict compliance with IEC Standards (i.e. IEC 65, 695-2-2, etc). It consists of a tube with a bore 0.5 μm ± 0.1mm and gas-flow regulating valve for adjustment of the flame height. It shall be used with a pressure regulator.

BTK-01 in use
RS-01 Ring Stand
Product Details

  • Ring stand base with pole
  • Adjustable clamps with Fiber Glass sleeves for clamps
  • Fiber Glass replacement sleeves for clamps

WS Wire Screen Gauze
above: Stainless Steel Wire Gauze screen
Product Details

  • Stainless Steel construction
  • Available in plain weave, lock crimp, or flat top weave

Models WS-01 WS-02 WS-03 WS-04 WS-05
Dimensions 7.9 in. L x 2.9 in. W 5.1 in. square 4.9 in. square 7.9 in. L x 2.9 in. W 8.5 in. L x 3.0 in. W
Wire properties 21 Gauge: 0.032 in. diameter wire 27 Gauge: 0.017 in. diameter wire 27 Gauge: 0.017 in. diameter wire 20 Gauge: 0.035 in. diameter wire 20 Gauge: 0.035 in. diameter wire
Mesh Properties 4 mesh: 0.218 in. openings 20 mesh: 0.0330 in. openings 20 mesh: 0.0330 in. openings 4 mesh: 0.218 in. openings 4 mesh: 0.218 in. openings
H-6241N UL Bunsen Burner
above: This UL Bunsen Burner meets international safety standards
Product Details

Plastics are tested to determine their flammability burning characteristics (Flame rating), their ignition potential do to thermal and electrical sources, their resistance to electrical tracking, and other electrical characteristics. The specific test required on a plastic depends on the type of component or end-use product, as well as the environment in which the plastic is used,. This test equipment meets most UL, CSA, IEC, EN and other international safety standards. ED&D's H-6241N Tirril Burner meets UL, IEC and ASTM D3713 flame test. Tube Length is 100 mm above air inlets. Burner Wing Tip Mounts to top of burner, as required for some flame tests. Slit measures approximately 48 mm by 1.3 mm. Burner Mounting Fixture Sets burner at 20° or 45° angle as required by most standards. Ring Stand Provided with 2 clamps for securing/positioning test specimens and/or wire gauze. Wire Screen/Gauze Several types available.
BTA-01 Deluxe Burn Test Apparatus
Product Details

This test kit is another exclusive product brought to you by ED&D. The kit provides you with the devices required for the various UL, CSA, IEC and other international product safety testing requirements dealing with flame/burn testing of products.
BMF Burner Mounting Fixtures
above: BMF-02
Product Details

Pictured: BMF-02 with H-6241N(not included).
NFB-01 Needle Flame Burner
above: NFB-01 with hose
Product Details

ED&D offers precision-made model NFB-01 for those testing to the various UL, CSA, IEC and VDE requirements indicating a needle flame tester. ED&D offers these sets, which include the Needle Tip + Holder plus Gas-Flow regulating valve (UL Listed) for adjustment of the flame height + the hose (CSA listed). Tip is 35mm length, ID 0.5, OD 0.9. The burner also comes in a protective padded case (not shown). Device built in exact accordance with IEC 60695-11-5:2004. ISO 17025 compliant NIST-traceable Calibration Certificate included. Protective case also included.
NFB-02 Needle Flame Burner for Cylinder gas
Product Details

ED&D offers precision-made model NFB-02 for those testing to the various UL, CSA, IEC and VDE requirements indicating a needle flame tester. ED&D offers these sets, which include the Needle Tip + Holder plus Gas-Flow regulating valve (UL Listed) for adjustment of the flame height + the hose (CSA listed). Tip is 35mm length, ID 0.5, OD 0.9. The burner also comes in a protective padded case (not shown). Device built in exact accordance with IEC 60695-11-5:2004. ISO 17025 compliant NIST-traceable Calibration Certificate included. Protective case also included.
NFB-C1 Copper Blocks for Needle Flame Burners
Product Details

This product complies with IEC, UL, CSA, VDE, and other international requirements. The Copper Blocks with Thermocouples inclues ISO 17025 accredited, NIST-traceable certificate and 90 day warranty. For our valued customer, we also include packing and handling! Calibration Measurement Data Options are available, including Standard Data and Data with Uncertainty Measurements. Each of the devices are high precision manufactured in the USA, cases are available for an additional charge.
NFB-FHJ Flame Height Jig
above: Accessory for calibrating Needle Flame Burners
Product Details

This product is intended for calibrating the flame height from a Needle Flame Burner per the Needle Flame Test requirements of most IEC, EN, UL, CSA and other safety standards. This product is used in conjunction with an open flame, there is a risk of burn when the flame height jig is heated, use proper safety handling materials.

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS: Flame Height Gauge: 12 mm ± 1 mm Flame Gauge Angle: 30° ± 5°
ULB-01 UL Burn Test Kit™
above: The ULB-01 is used for international flame testing requirements
Product Details

Burn Testing Kit used for UL and other international UL compliant flame testing requirements.

ULB-01 Kit Includes:

  • BTA-01 - Deluxe Burn Test Apparatus
  • H-6241N - UL Bunsen Burner
  • BWT-01 - Burner wing tip attachment
  • ACC-01 - Cheesecloth
  • ATP-01 - Tissue Paper
  • WS-01, WS-02, WS-03, WS-04 (Wire Screens)
  • AM-01 - Magnetic Angle Meter

H-5025 UL Tirrill Burner
Product Details

The ED&D Tirrill Burner is designed to be used as an ignition source for small scale burning tests on plastic materials in compliance with the UL flame test requirements. Meets ASTM and standard D5025. The burner can be used with propane supply gas for flame heights from 20 to 125mm. The H-5025 comes complete with (2) 3/8" (9.5mm) ID by 4" (100mm) mixing tubes for use in 20mm (50W) and 125mm burning tests (500W). [3/4" and 5" flame, respectively].
This product comes standard with the optional locknut, which allows positioning of the barrel air-inlet openings partially or fully open.

FH Flame Hoods
above: Draft free table top, ducted fume hood
Product Details

Draft free table top, ducted fume hood. Double wall construction with enameled steel exterior. Laminated glass window, counter balanced for easy movement. Inside light and exhaust fan optional.

Model Width Depth Height
FH-36 36" 31" 56"
FH-48 48" 31" 56"
FH-60 60" 31" 56"
HWI-01 Hotwire Ignition Tester
above: heat resistance tester for Insulating materials
Product Details

Apparatus is intended for establishing the resistance of insulating parts and materials to heat. This product is in compliance with UL and IEC requirements (e.g. IEC60950, UL746, etc) Consists of:
  • 25ft. spool of Nichrome Wire with resistance of 5.28 ohms/m
  • Wire connectors for attaching/energizing the test wire
  • Terminals for connecting to the power source (Power source sold separately)
  • Support for sample positioning- 70mm and 110mm width positions

HWI-PWR Digital Hotwire Ignition Power Supply
Product Details

This ED&D Exclusive product is intended for powering our Hot Wire Ignition Tester (Model HWI-01). While conducting the Hot Wire Ignition Test, this product provides power for energizing the heater wire. The Hot Wire Ignition Test is conducted towards establishing a Hot Wire Ignition rating (HWI) for specific plastics. This product complies with IEC 695-2-20:1995, IEC60695-2-20:2004, IEC60950, EN60950, UL60950, CSA60950, UL746A and other standards requiring Hot Wire Ignition tests. SIMULTANEOUS READINGS - - AMPS and WATTS!

This product is also NIST-traceable with a ISO 17025 Certificate of Calibration included, one year warranty, free expert level technical support and operator's manual Packaging & Handling included.
Models HWI-PWR HWI-PWR2
Output Ratings 0-16 VAC; 0-10 AAC; 0-180 W 0-16 VAC; 0-16 AAC; 0-260 W
Ammeter Accuracy ± 1% FS ± 1% FS
Wattmeter Accuracy ± 1% FS ± 1% FS
above: Fire Hazard Glow Wire Tester
Product Details

The ED&D Glow Wire Tester type GWT200 is designed to carry out fire hazard testing on electro-technical products in accordance with the provisions of International standards. Designed and built in accordance with IEC 60695 - - the glow wire reference standard. Some examples of standards that have adopted these requirements are: IEC 60335, IEC 884/94, IEC 1058, IEC 60598, IEC 61058, and all other IEC, UL, CSA, CE and VDE equivalents…such as UL 746A, etc. A loop of resistance wire is electrically heated to a specified temperature and the specimen being tested is brought into contact with this heated wire with a defined horizontal loading. Observations and measurements are made to evaluate the fire hazard presented by the specimen during exposure to elevated temperatures.
P-GWT2000-E Glow Wire Replacement Element
above: Glow Wire Element
Product Details

The Glow Wire Element is precision manufactured by ED&D in exact accordance with the current version of the Glow wire test Standard IEC 60695-2-10: 2013

At the tip, the diameter of the element is 4.0mm. The thermocouple hole is large enough to accommodate the 1.0mm thermocouple, and is 0.6mm from the front edge of the tip We also anneal them per the requirement.
T4-08 Automated Glow Wire Tester
above: The T4-08 tests flammability and ignitability
Product Details

The T4-08 GLOW WIRE TEST APPARATUS WITH MOTOR DRIVE is intended for testing the flammability and ignitability of components and materials It is constructed in compliance with IEC (e.g 60695-2-10, 695-2-1, 335-1, 1058-1, 742, 669-1,) and also includes electronic feed back heating current stabilizer - regulator, A-meter, thermometer, motor drive and timer. Apparatus consists of electric unit and mechanical unit.
T4-08A Automated Glow Wire Thermocouple Replacement
above: Glow Wire Thermocouple
Product Details

Construction Details:
  • Type K
  • Measurment end of the thermocouple is solid/bendable sheath
  • Rubber jacket protects the portion of the thermocouple that passes through bushings in the enclosure and support bracket

Construction Specifications:
  • Overall length: min. 8 in
  • Diameter: 1.0mm
  • Sheath length: 3-1/8 in
  • Sheath diameter: 0.02 in
  • Jacket Length: at least 2 in., positioned at end of sheath

T4-08E Automated Glow Wire Replacement Element
above: Glow Wire Element
Product Details

The Glow Wire Element is precision manufactured by ED&D in exact accordance with the Glow wire test Standard IEC 60695-2-10. At the tip, the diameter of the element is 4.0mm. The thermocouple hole is 1.0mm diameter, 3.0mm depth at back of bend.
GWT-SVR Silver Foil Glow Wire Accessory
above: Silver foil used to verify health of glow wire thermocouple
Product Details

The ED&D GWT-SVR silver foil is required for "one-point verification of the temperature of the glow-wire," as required in IEC 60695-2-10, 6.2.2, the standard which describes the glow wire test apparatus and common test procedure. The GWT-SVR silver foil complies with the standard's description, "foil of silver with a purity of at least 99.8%, approximately 2 mm2 and 0.006 mm thick." A Certificate of Compliance is provided with this product for these specifications.

ED&D also offers the ATP-01 tissue paper specified for testing, as well as the replaceable element and thermocouple for ED&D glow wire testers.
BPT-01 Ball Pressure Tester
Product Details

For testing plastics to which hazardous voltage parts are mounted (i.e. terminal backs, transformer bobbins, etc...) in accordance with most IEC, EN Standards and internationally harmonized UL and CSA Standards (950, 1010, 601, 335, etc.). The unit exerts 20 N force on sample. Entirely stainless steel. NOTE - this test is required to be conducted in an oven at an elevated ambient temperature.
BPA-01 Ball Pressure Test Stand
above: Test for BPT-01
(BPT-01 sold separately)
Product Details

Balancing Stand for BPT-01 Ball Pressure Tester
BTA-C Copper Blocks with Thermocouple
Product Details

These products comply with IEC, UL, CSA, VDE, and other international requirements. The NFB-C1, BTA-C1 & BTA-C2 copper blocks inclue ISO 17025 accredited, NIST-traceable certificates and 90 day warranties. For our valued customer, we also include packing and handling! Calibration Measurement Data Options are available, including Standard Data and Data with Uncertainty Measurements. Each of the devices are high precision manufactured in the USA, cases are available for an additional charge.
BWT-01 Burner Wing Tip
Product Details

Wing tip mounts to top of burner, as required for some flame tests. Slit measures approximately 48 mm by 1.3 mm.
IPB-335 Precision Iron Bar
above: 2 x 100 x 200 mm Iron Bar
Product Details

The Precision Iron Bar is built in exact accordance with IEC 60335-2-6; clause 22.115. The iron bar is 2mm thick having dimensions approximately 100 mm x 20 mm. The bar is placed in the most unfavorable position on each cooking zone in turn. The controls are adjusted to their highest setting. For induction hob elements, the temperature rise of the bar shall not exceed 35 K. Other hob elements shall not operate.
ED&D utilizes ISO 2768-1 for tolerances, IEC/ISO 17025 compliant Certificate of calibration is included, measurement data is additional and protective cases are available.
HWI-WS Hot Wire Ignition Wire Spool
Product Details

  • Type: Nichrome (80 % Ni., 20% Cr.)
  • Resistance: 5.28 Ω/m cca.

MTH-01 Methenamine Tablets
Product Details

These tablets are used for controlled flammability testing of materials as specified in standards, appearance of product is white to off-white powder finished, solid physical state and the odor is slightly fishy.

It is a white to off-white 6.35mm (1/4 inch) tablet beveled and compressed. The bottle contains 100 tablets. Nominal weight per tablet is 149mg giving a normal burning time of 130 seconds under standard conditions as required by the standards. The tablet is approved by UL and used by upholstering and furniture associations, as well as leading manufacturers. Chemical name is Hexamethylenetetramine and material safety data sheets (MSDS) are available if required.
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