fire safety testing

FPA unveils new compartmentation survey technology and launches insulation material identification lab

The Fire Protection Association has developed new technology for compartmentation and door surveys and expanded its testing capabilities. Read More

HSE report reveals “evidence gaps” in composite repair system response to fire

HSE report outlines guidelines on the use of engineered composite repairs to fix defective and corroded pipework. Read More

“We’re importing new building techniques, but not the necessary fire protection systems to work with them” – Jonathan O’Neill on the challenges ahead for the fire safety sector

Jonathan O’Neill OBE provides his thoughts on the major challenges ahead for the fire industry and his concerns over new building techniques. Read More

Warringtonfire elevates testing laboratory following growth in demand

Warringtonfire has made substantial investments in its High Wycombe testing facility to meet growth in demand ahead of the UKCA Mark deadline. Read More

“38% of businesses do not have suitable fire risk assessments in place”, according to new research

JLA, has revealed that many companies are ill-equipped to deal with the growing risk of fires at their sites. Read More

Toxic gases emitted by external cladding during fire pose serious health risk, study shows

Building regulations overlook the health hazards posed by toxic gases emitted by burning external cladding, smoke toxicity tests conducted by the FPA have suggested. Read More

Lab Revamp Means Exova Warringtonfire can Offer “a More Comprehensive Service”

Newly installed equipment can now be deployed in testing large partitions, screens, doors, floor and ceiling assemblies and long-loaded structural beams. Read More

ASFP Technical Officer Appointed Chair of Fire Resistance Testing Committee

Find out what Niall Rowan’s plans are as he gets started in his new role at the FSH 22 committee. Read More

Dubai Fire Testing Lab: A Case Study

Thomas Bell-Wright International Consultants (TBWIC) is a privately held engineering firm providing independent quality assurance and testing services from its laboratory based in Dubai. Read More

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