Table 2: Limiting oxygen index (LOI) and heat release rate (HRR) of some polymers [58].

PolymerLOIHRR (kW/m2)
(Heat flux 40 kW/m2)

Polypropylene181509
Polyethylene181408
Polystyrene181101
Poly(methyl methacrylate)18665
Polycarbonate27429
Poly(vinyl chloride)421755