← Back to Articles

Burn Test Chart

To conduct burn test, apply flame to the material.       Type of material

No smoke, blue flame, candle wax odor.                            Polyethylene(PE)

No smoke, orange flame, acid odor.                                  Polypropylene (PP)

Black sooty smoke hangs in the air, sweet odor.                Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)

Self-extinguishing, Won’t flame.                                        Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

Black Smoke. Sputtering effect.                                        Polyurethane (TPUR)

Title: Plastic burn test for weldable plastics.
Description: This test indicates what type of plastic you have.
Published: 7/14/2009
Last Edited: 9/18/2013
2 users found this article useful. Was this article useful to you?

Information disclaimer:

The information contained in this article is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by United States Plastic Corp. and while we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of materials, time or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this information.