DEKRA Process Safety

laboratory testing

We perform ISO/IEC 17025 approved tests and several tests according to ASTM standard methods.  Please find a listing of the ASTM test methods that we can conduct.

ASTMASTM Test Method
D92 Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup
D92 Standard Test Method for Flash Point by Pensky-Martens Closed Tester
D257 Standard Test Method for DC Resistance or Conductance of Insulation Materials
D924 Standard Test Methods for Dissipation Factor (or Power Factor) and Relative Permittivity (Dielectric Constant) of Electrical Insulating Liquids
D1169 Standard Test Method for Specific Resistance (Resistivity) of Electrical Insulating Liquids
D1816 Standard Test Method for Dielectric Breakdown Voltage of Insulating Oils of Petroleum Origin Using VDE Electrodes
D1929 Standard Test Method for Determining Ignition Temperature of Plastics
D2624 Standard Test Methods for Electrical Conductivity of Aviation and Distillate Fuels
D2717 Standard Test Method for Thermal Conductivity of Liquids
D2879 Standard Test Method for Vapor Pressure-Temperature Relationship and Initial Decomposition Temperature of Liquids by Isoteniscope
D3065 Standard Test Methods for Flammability of Aerosol Products
D3466 Standard Test Method for Ignition Temperature of Granular Activated Carbon
D4206 Standard Test Method for Sustaining Burning of Liquid Mixtures Using the Small Scale Open-Cup Apparatus
D4308 Standard Test Method for Electrical Conductivity of Hydrocarbons by Precision Meter
D4359 Standard Test Method for Determining Whether a Material Is a Liquid or a Solid
D4470 Standard Test Methods for Static Electrification
D4496 Standard Test Method for DC Resistance or Conductance of Moderately Conductive Materials
D4865 Standard Guide for Generation of Static Electricity in Petroleum Fuel Systems
E537
Standard Test Method for Assessing the Thermal Stability of Chemicals by Methods of Thermal Analysis
E582 Standard Test Method for Minimum Ignition Energy and Quenching Distance in Gaseous Mixtures
E659 Standard Test Method Autoignition Temperature of Liquid Chemicals
E681 Standard Test Method for Concentration Limits of Flammability of Chemicals
E771 Standard Test Method for Spontaneous Heating Tendency of Materials
E918 Standard Practice for Determining Limits of Chemicals at Elevated Temperature and Pressure
E1194 Standard Test Method for Vapor Pressure
E1226 Standard Test Method for Pressure and Rate Rise for Combustible Dusts
E1232 Standard Test Method for Temperature Limit of Flammability of Chemicals
E1491 Standard Test Method for Minimum Autoignition Temperature of Dust Clouds
E1515 Standard Test Method for Minimum Explosible Concentration of Combustible Dusts
E1549M Standard Specification for ESD Controlled Garments Required in Cleanrooms and Controlled Environments for Spacecraft for Non-Hazardous and Hazardous Operations
E2019 Standard Test Method for Minimum Ignition Energy of a Dust Cloud in Air
E2021 Standard Test Method for Hot-Surface Ignition Temperature of Dust Layers
E2105 Standard Practice for General Techniques of Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA) Coupled with Infrared Analysis (TGA/IR)
G72 Standard Test Method for Autogenous Ignition Temperature of Liquids and Solids in a High Pressure Oxygen-Enriched Environment

We can also perform several ASTM test methods for fire/flammability testing. Please find a listing of these ASTM test methods that we can also conduct

ASTM StandardsTest DescriptionType(s) of Material(s)
ASTM C 542-05(2011) Standard Specification for Lock-Strip Gaskets Flexible Foams, Plastic Materials
ASTM C 1166-06(2016) Standard Test Method for Flame Propagation of Dense and Cellular Elastomeric Gaskets and Accessories Flexible Foams, Plastic Materials
ASTM D 635-14 Standard Test Method for Rate of Burning and/or Extent and Time of Burning of Plastics in a Horizontal Position Flexible Foams, Plastic Materials
ASTM D 1692-68 Standard Method Of Test For Flammability Of Plastic Sheeting And Cellular Plastics Flexible Foams, Plastic Materials
ASTM D 1929-16 Standard Test Method for Determining Ignition Temperature of Plastics Flexible Foams, Plastic Materials, Building & Fire Code Testing
ASTM D 2863-13 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Minimum Oxygen Concentration to Support Candle-Like Combustion of Plastics (Oxygen Index) Flexible Foams, Plastic Materials
ASTM D 3014-11 Standard Test Method for Flame Height, Time of Burning, and Loss of Mass of Rigid Thermoset Cellular Plastics in a Vertical Position Flexible Foams, Plastic Materials
ASTM D 3675-16 Standard Test Method for Surface Flammability of Flexible Cellular Materials Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source Flexible Foams, Plastic Materials
ASTM D 4151-10 Standard Test Method for Flammability of Blankets Blankets
ASTM E 84-16 / UBC 8-1 Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials Building & Fire Code Testing, Contract Fabrics
ASTM E 136-16a Standard Test Method for Behavior of Materials in a Vertical Tube Furnace at 750°C Flexible Foams, Plastic Materials, Building & Fire Code Testing
ASTM E 162 Standard Test Method for Surface Flammability of Materials Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source Upholstery, Upholstered Furniture, Flexible Foams, Plastic Materials, Building & Fire Code Testing
ASTM E 648-15e1 Standard Test Method for Critical Radiant Flux of Floor-Covering Systems Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source Building & Fire Code Testing, Carpet and Floor Covering
ASTM E 662 Standard Test Method for Specific Optical Density of Smoke Generated by Solid Materials Mattresses - Pads, Ticking, Flexible Foams, Plastic Materials, Building & Fire Code Testing, Contract Fabrics
ASTM E 906/E906M-14 Standard Test Method for Heat and Visible Smoke Release Rates for Materials and Products Using a Thermopile Method Flexible Foams, Plastic Materials
ASTM E 1354-16a Standard Test Method for Heat and Visible Smoke Release Rates for Materials and Products Using an Oxygen Consumption Calorimeter Flexible Foams, Plastic Materials, Building & Fire Code Testing
ASTM E 1537-15 Standard Test Method for Fire Testing of Upholstered Furniture Upholstery, Upholstered Furniture
ASTM E 1590-16 Standard Test Method for Fire Testing of Mattresses Mattresses - Pads, Ticking