fire testing

fire testing

Standardized testing of materials to determine their combustibility, their fire risk assessment, and/or their flame-spread index.
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But, to reassure tenants, we decided to go above and beyond what was required of us and have core samples of the external fabric from blocks tested by an independent fire testing organisation recommended by the Department for Communities and Local Government.
Authorities in Dubai have been relying on overseas laboratories and two private labs in Dubai for fire testing, pointing out that DCL has "very limited resources to do fire testing".
12 -- UL, a premier global safety science company, is partnering with JGI Group, India, to set up a new state-of-the-art fire testing laboratory.
29 March 2016 - UK-based scientific instrument group Judges Scientific's Fire Testing Technology subsidiary has acquired the business of UK-based fire testing equipment manufacturing and servicing business Fire Instrumentation and Research Equipment, the group said.
During the test held at Thomas Bell Wright Fire Testing facilities in Dubai, the fire-resistant door was subjected to and successfully withstood a temperature of over 900 degree Celsius for 90 minutes.
Over the last year, Basec has commissioned brand new test equipment, increased its fire testing services and extended its United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) accreditation to include ISO 17025, an international standard that specifies the competence and quality management system requirements for laboratories that provide testing and calibration services.
Jean-Philippe Kayl, a fire testing manager at Thomas Bell-Wright International Consultants, says that fire safety in the GCC is improving and regulations becoming more stringent.
Results will be extrapolated to larger wall assemblies, where simulated full-scale fire testing will be modeled and compared against existing physical test reports.
The region's first fire testing laboratory announced today that it has expanded its scope of fire testing after being accredited to the applicable North American fire safety standards.
Fire testing was done following the ASTM D2898 accelerated aging process designed to simulate field conditions.
John Hubbard, chief executive, said: "ACT Laboratories further strengthens our presence in the North American automotive testing market, whilst the acquisition of Warrington Fire represents a significant step in expanding our coverage in fire testing.
What's the status of fire testing for the design of water mist fire suppression systems?