Oil Burn for Cargo Liner

The Oil Burn for Cargo Liner test is used to determine the flame penetration resistance of cargo compartment lining materials when exposed to a high-intensity open flame.

Test Procedures

  • 14 CFR 25, Appendix F, Part III
  • FAA Fire Test Handbook, Chapter 8
  • BSS 7323

Test Description

A sample set consisting of a ceiling and sidewall panel is placed on the test fixture. The ceiling panel is exposed to a high intensity open flame for five minutes. During the test, the temperature above the ceiling panel is recorded and the sample is monitored for flame penetration. The pass/fail criteria is based on flame penetration and the maximum temperature above the ceiling panel.

This test is typically used to show compliance with the following Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs):

    • FAR 25: 25.855(c)

What Products Require This Test?

The following products typically require the Oil Burn for Cargo Liner Test.

    • Cargo/Baggage Compartment Ceiling and Sidewall Panels