UL Solutions and the Fire Protection Association open new laboratory for fire testing in the United Kingdom

In response to the urgent demand for more fire-testing facilities in the UK, a major new fire resistance testing laboratory at Blockley, Gloucestershire, has opened, featuring two of the largest furnaces of their kind. UL Solutions, a global leader in…

Warringtonfire commits to future of fire safety following inaugural graduate scheme intake
Warringtonfire, a global leader in fire testing, inspection and certification, has welcomed four new engineers as part of its inaugural graduate recruitment scheme. The company, which is part of Element Materials Technology, launched the scheme to help future-proof the fire-safety…
FPA launches new material identification laboratory
Improving the quality of the built environment is one of the core objectives of the Fire Protection Association, and to support this we have created one of the most versatile and comprehensive fire testing and research facilities in the UK.…
Warringtonfire upgrades fire resistant testing laboratory following surge in UKCA certification demand
Warringtonfire, the world leader in fire testing, inspection and certification services, has significantly invested in its High Wycombe testing facility to meet the growth in demand for acoustics, smoke leakage and fire resistance testing. The transformation of the facility includes…
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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