Tropfverhalten/Tropfenbildung

English translation: dripping behaviour/formation of drips

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German term or phrase:Tropfverhalten/Tropfenbildung
English translation:dripping behaviour/formation of drips
Entered by: Carolyn Brice
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20:38 Nov 27, 2006
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Textiles / Clothing / Fashion / Flammability testing
German term or phrase: Tropfverhalten/Tropfenbildung
Das Tropfverhalten wurde während der Prüfung der Flammenausbreitungseigenschaften von vertikal angeordneten Proben bei Einwirkung großer Zündquellen gemäß EN 13772 beobachtet. Diese Prüfung wurde an einer Mischprobe aus sämtlichen in der Artikelgruppe "***" enthaltenen Artikeln durchgeführt. Die hierbei ermittelten Ergebnisse sind nachfolgend aufgelistet.
Prüfungsbedingungen
Prüfvorschrift: EN 13772
Art der Probe: Vorhang
Erläuterung: Für Vorhänge der Klasse 1 oder 2 erfolgt die Bestimmung der Tropfenbildung gemäß EN 13772.


As can be seen, this is a text concerning testing curtains and drapes for flame-spread, burning behaviour in accordance with the standards mentioned. I can't get what this refers to: drop behaviour/formation? Doesn't make sense!
Carolyn Brice
Australia
Local time: 11:19
dripping behaviour/formation of drips
Explanation:
This is one of the parameters for fire-resistance tests; many synthetics melt, and form drips, and that's what it's all about.
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David Moore
Local time: 03:19
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dripping behaviour/formation of drips


Explanation:
This is one of the parameters for fire-resistance tests; many synthetics melt, and form drips, and that's what it's all about.

David Moore
Local time: 03:19
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 77
Grading comment
Thanks very much!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Johannes Gleim: http://karg-industrietechnik.de/produkte/brandpruefgeraete/V... "DIN EN 13772. Textilien und textile Erzeugnisse - Brennverhalten von ... Dripping test with electrical radiator, used for melting. material ..."
17 mins

agree  David Hollywood: yes :)
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