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16 cfr 1633 and barrier fabrics used in the mattress market

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A presentation on the 16 CFR part 1633 open flame test of mattresses.

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16 cfr 1633 and barrier fabrics used in the mattress market

  1. 1. April 22, 201316 CFR 1633 and Barrier FabricsUsed in the Mattress MarketPat Carroll and Tim Meade
  2. 2. ©2010 Milliken, Private & ConfidentialMilliken OverviewManufacturingDesign CenterOtherResearch
  3. 3. ©2010 Milliken, Private & ConfidentialMilliken Overview• Founded in 1865 / Privately held• 48,000+ products made by 7,000+ associates• 39 manufacturing locations in 5 countries• Entered Mattress Market with Nonwoven Products in 2005and Knit Products in 2008• CPSC Registered Burn Lab located in South Carolina
  4. 4. ©2010 Milliken, Private & Confidential• Over 100 PhDs• Over 5000 patents worldwide• Laboratories and technicalcenters around the globeU.S. PATENT ACCUMULATIONLeadership in Innovation
  5. 5. ©2010 Milliken, Private & Confidential 516 CFR Part 163316 CFR Part 1633Open Flame Testing of MattressesEffective July 1, 2007
  6. 6. ©2010 Milliken, Private & Confidential 616 CFR Part 1633• Test Parameters Open Flame Top Burner on for 70 Seconds Side Burner on for 50 Seconds Data collection occurs for 30 minutes, test fails ifpeak heat exceeds 200 kW at any time or if total heatreleased in the first 10 minutes exceeds 15MJ
  7. 7. ©2010 Milliken, Private & Confidential16 CFR Part 1633
  8. 8. ©2010 Milliken, Private & Confidential 816 CFR Part 1633Peak RHR – 27 kW
  9. 9. ©2010 Milliken, Private & Confidential 916 CFR Part 1633THR @ 10 mins: 3.35 MJ
  10. 10. ©2010 Milliken, Private & Confidential 10FR Barrier Fabrics• Nonwoven Weights range from 0.5 osf to 1.0 osf Inherent and Topically Treated available Couple of blends / fibers in the marketbut primarily utilize inherent FR rayon Works well with innerspring mats
  11. 11. ©2010 Milliken, Private & Confidential 11FR Barrier Fabrics• Knit Rib knit and Jersey knit Inherent and Topically Treated available Several yarns used but primarily glasscore with additional FR properties Works well with foam mats
  12. 12. ©2010 Milliken, Private & Confidential 12FR Barrier Fabrics• Laminates Nonwoven and Knit barrier fabrics can belaminated to tickings and upholsteryfabrics to aid assembly.
  13. 13. ©2010 Milliken, Private & ConfidentialTHANK YOU

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