What is the difference between tunnel test methods?

Through the years, regulatory bodies in the United States, the Middle East and Canada have incorporated the Steiner Tunnel test as their standard method to evaluate fire performance of interior finish materials.

Helping to save clients time and money – smoke leakage test now available from High Wycombe site

Exova Group Limited (Exova), recently acquired by Element Materials Technology (Element), is offering a new tri-service test, comprising fire resistance, acoustic and smoke control testing. The company’s High Wycombe laboratory has been undertaking fire resistance testing since 1974 and acoustic…

MDM Publishing visit RISE Fire Research Division, Sweden

MDM Director Dave Staddon and Group Editor Duncan White were hosted at RISE in Boras, Sweden by RISE Marketing Manager Fredrik Rosen during their recent visit. The visit saw the MDM treated to a VIP behind the scenes tour of…

The Evova Group Ltd Invests in Smoke Abatement Equipment for Fire Testing in its Frankfurt Laboratory

Exova Group Limited, which was recently acquired by Element Materials Technology (Element), has invested in new scrubbing equipment for fire testing at its Frankfurt, Germany laboratory. The large, outdoor scrubbing unit acts as a smoke abatement system, removing as many…

It’s fire rated… but is it the right test?

This article focuses on a particular challenge in fire testing and fire prevention for buildings – choosing the right test for the right product or application. Because there are a broad range of fire tests that yield a wide variety…

Beware Of Counterfeit Fire Detection Devices

There can be fewer product categories where the consequences of using counterfeit goods can be as potentially catastrophic as that of fire detection equipment. Although the reported cases of imitation detectors are thankfully rare, the potential risks should never be…

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