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Thermo-Lag Fire Barriers

Bulletins

Document Number Description
BL92-01 Failure of Thermo-Lag 330 Fire Barrier System to Maintain Cabling in Wide Cable Trays and Small Conduits Free from Damage, dated June 24, 1992
BL92-01,
Supp. 1
Sup. 1 Failure of Thermo-Lag 330 Fire barrier System to Perform its Specified Fire Endurance Function, dated August 28, 1992

Generic Letters

Document Number Description
GL86-10,
Supp. 1
Fire Endurance Test Acceptance Criteria for Fire Barrier Systems Used to Separate Redundant Safe Shutdown Trains Within the Same Fire Area, dated March 25, 1994

GL92-08 Thermo-Lag 330-1 Fire Barriers, dated December 17, 1992

Information Notices

Document Number Description
IN-91-47

Failure of Thermo-Lag Fire Barrier Material to Pass Fire Endurance Test, dated August 6, 1991

IN-91-79 Deficiencies Found in Thermo-Lag Fire barrier Installation, dated December 6, 1991
IN-91-79, Supp. 1 Deficiencies Found in Thermo-Lag Fire barrier Installation, dated August 4, 1994
IN-92-46 Thermo-Lag Fire Barrier Review Team Findings, Current Fire Endurance Tests, and Ampacity Calculation Errors, dated June 23, 1992
IN-92-55 Current Fire Endurance Test Results for Thermo-Lag Fire Barrier Material, dated July 27, 1992
IN-92-82 Results of Thermo-Lag 330-1 Combustibility Testing, dated December 15, 1992
IN-94-22 Fire Endurance and Ampacity Derating Test Results for 3-Hour Fire Rated Thermo-Lag 330-1 Fire barriers, dated March 16, 1994
IN-94-34 Thermo-Lag 330-660 Flexi-Blanket Ampacity Derating Concerns, dated May 13, 1994
IN-94-86 Legal Actions Against Thermal Science, Inc., Manufacturer of Thermo-Lag, dated December 22, 1994
IN-94-86, Supp. 1 Legal Actions Against Thermal Science, Inc., Manufacturer of Thermo-Lag, dated November 15, 1995
IN-95-27 NRC Review of Nuclear Energy Institute, Thermo-Lag 330-1 Combustibility Evaluation Methodology Plant Screening Guide, dated May 31, 1995
IN-95-32 Thermo-Lag 330-1 Flame Spread Test Results, dated August 10, 1995
IN-95-49 Seismic Adequacy of Thermo-Lag Panels, dated October 27, 1995
IN-95-49, Supp. 1 Seismic Adequacy of Thermo-Lag Panels," dated December 10, 1997

Hemyc/MT Fire Barriers

Generic Communications

Document Number Description

GL 06-03

Potentially Nonconforming Hemyc and MT Fire Barrier Configurations

IN-05-07

Results of HEMYC Electrical Raceway Fire Barrier System Full Scale Fire Testing

Other Documents

Date Description
12/17/08 Hemyc and MT Electrical Raceway Fire Barrier System Closeout Actions
11/05/08 SECY-08-0171, Plan for Stabilizing Fire Protection Regulatory Infrastructure

05/14/05

M.T. (3-Hour) Electrical Raceway Fire Barrier System Performance Testing Final Report
05/03/05 Hemyc Test # 2 Post-Test Photographs
05/03/05 Hemyc Test # 1 Post-Test Photographs
05/03/05 Hemyc Photographs Used at Public Meeting
05/03/05 Memo - Public Availability of Post-Test Photographs MT Omega Point Laboratory (OPL) for Hemyc 1-Hour Fire Rated Electrical Raceway Fire Barrier System (ERFBS) Testing
04/27/05 Preliminary Pass/Fail Test Results for MT 3-Hour Rated Electrical Raceway Fire Barrier Systems
04/21/05 Sandia National Laboratories Hemyc (1-Hour) ERFBS Test #2 Final Report Transmittal Letter
04/18/05 Performance Testing Cable Tray Cable Air Drop and Junction Raceways Final Report
04/15/05 Sandia National Laboratories Hemyc (1-Hour) ERFBS Performance Testing Final Report Transmittal Letter - Test # 1
04/14/05 Pre-test Photographs by OPL #1
04/14/05 Pre-test Photographs by OPL #2
04/14/05 Public Availability of Pre-test Photographs by OMEGA Point Lab. (OPL) for HEMY 1-Hour Fire Rated Electrical Raceway Fire Barrier System (ERFBS) Testing
04/13/05 Materials Characterization for Siltemp and Refrasil
04/11/05 Hemyc 1-Hour ERFBS Performance Testing Final Report
04/08/05 Plan for Hemyc (1-Hour) and M.T. (3-Hour) Electrical Raceway Fire Barrier System Testing Revision M
04/06/05 Notice of Public Meeting: Forthcoming Public meeting With Stakeholders Regarding Hemyc and MT Electrical Raceway Fire barrier System Performance
04/06/05 Test #1 Hemyc, Direct Attachment, Thermocouple Location Drawings and Test Data
04/01/05 Information Notice 2005-07: Results of Hemyc Electrical Raceway Fire Barrier System Full Scale Fire Testing
03/28/05 Preliminary Pass/Fail Test Results for Hemyc 1-Hour Rated Electrical Raceway Fire Barrier Systems
03/25/05 Guide to Pre-test Photographs by OPL #2
03/11/05 Guide to Pre-test Photographs by OPL #1
01/25/05 Letter from D. Lew to F. Emerson: NRC’s response to NEI’s comments on the Hemyc and M.T. test plan
12/21/04 Letter from F. Emerson of NEI to S. Weerakkody: Additional Comments on Testing the Hemyc and M.T. Fire Wrap Material
11/18/04 Letter from John Hannon to A. Marion of NEI: Hemyc (1-Hour) and MT (3-Hour) Fire Protection Wrap Performance Testing Fire Test Plan
1/16/03 Program Plan For Hemyc (1-Hour) and M.T. (3-Hour) Fire Protective Wrap Performance Testing, Final, dated January 16, 2003
12/06/02 Letter from A. Marion of NEI to John Hannon: NEI Comments on NRC Hemyc Test Plan
11/22/02 Summary of the October 31, 2002 Public Meeting on the Proposed Plan to Perform Fire Testing of Hemyc (1-Hour) and MT (3-Hour) Fire Protection Wrap
10/09/02 Notice of the Public Meeting on the Proposed Plan to Perform Fire Testing of Hemyc (1-Hour) and MT (3-Hour) Fire Protection Wrap
12/28/01 Letter from F. Emerson to D. Frumkin: NEI Provides Description of Installed Hemyc and MT Configurations
06/20/01 Promatec Hemyc and MT Electrical Raceway Fire Barrier Systems
04/25/01 NEI Document: Promatec 1-Hour and MT 3-Hour Fire Barrier Systems
04/17/01 Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant Unit No.1 - Docket No.50-4000: Licensing Basis of Promatec Hemyc Fire Barrier Systems
12/15/00 McGuire Fire Protection Inspection Report
11/29/00 Waterford Steam Electric Station, Unit 3; Fire Protection Report; Fire Protection
08/01/00 Harris Hemyc TIA - Letter from S. Black to L. Plisco
02/02/00 Shearon Harris Fire Protection Inspection Report

Kaowool and FP-60 Fire Barriers

Generic Communications

Document
Number
Description
IN 93-41 One Hour Fire Endurance Test Results for Thermal Ceramics Kaowool, 3M Company FS-195 and 3m Company Interam E-50 Fire Barrier Systems, dated May 28, 1993
IN 93-40 Fire Endurance Test Results for Thermal Ceramics FP-60 Fire Barrier Material, dated May 26, 1993

Other Documents

Document
Number
Description
NUREG-1924 Electric Raceway Fire Barrier Systems in U.S. Nuclear Power Plants.
SECY-99- 204 Kaowool and FP-60 Fire Barriers, dated August 4, 1999

Other Fire Barriers

Document Number Description
IN 97-59 Fire Endurance Test Results of Versawrap Fire Barriers, dated August 1, 1997
IN 95-52,
Supp. 1
Fire Endurance Test Results for Electrical Raceway Fire Barrier Systems Constructed From 3M Company Interam Fire Barrier Materials, dated March 17, 1998
IN 95-52 Fire Endurance Test Results for Electrical Raceway Fire Barrier Systems Constructed From 3M Company Interam Fire Barrier Materials, dated November 14, 1995
IN 93-40 Fire Endurance Test Results for Thermal Ceramics FP-60 Fire Barrier Material, dated May 26, 1993
IN 93-41 One Hour Fire Endurance Test Results for Thermal Ceramics Kaowool, 3M Company FS-195 and 3m Company Interam E-50 Fire Barrier Systems, dated May 28, 1993
GL86-10,
Supp. 1
Fire Endurance Test Acceptance Criteria for Fire Barrier Systems Used to Separate Redundant Safe Shutdown Trains Within the Same Fire Area, dated March 25, 1994
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