ASTM E84 Flame Spread Test Report

Posted Mar 26th, 2018

Decora Powder Coatings is ASTM E84 fire rated, ensuring non-combustible coatings and finishes. 

What is ASTM E84 & What does it mean?

  • ASTM E84 is "The Standard Method of Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials"
  • Results are expressed in terms of Flame Spread Index (FSI) and Smoke Developed Index (SDI)
  • This information will help determine if a material can withstand a fire, or provide protection for a period of time
  • Building with products or materials that are Class 1 (or A) with ASTM E84 testing ensures superior fire safety
Visit the ASTM website for more information »      ASTM E84 Non-combustible testing decora aluminum coatings

Test Report     

  • Decora's Flame Spread Index (FSI) = 5 
  • Decora's Smoke Developed Index (SDI) = 85    
  • Decora Powder Coatings is class Class 1 (also known as Class A)
  • The best possible class to achieve (as identified below) is Class 1 
  • This means that Decora Powder Coatings is a non-combustible option for builders

Decora Fire Rating ASTM E 84

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