Major expansion of Exova Warringtonfire’s global fire team continues

Exova Warringtonfire is continuing to invest heavily in expanding its global fire team, following the acquisition of the business last June by Element Materials Technology Limited (Element). In the past nine months, over 70 people have joined the 650 strong global team of experts.…

An Inside Look at How Candles are Tested

With an estimated seven out of ten households using candles, testing for safety and performance is a must for candle manufacturers. What appears to be several dozen or more glass candles fill the approximately 12 x 15 room. Overseeing the…

Inspection, testing and maintenance of active fire protection systems

Installing an active fire protection system is no mean investment yet all too often companies are reluctant to invest the time and money in servicing and testing to ensure that their systems can continue to protect people and property effectively.…

Safe Working and Living Environments from UL

UL is a premier global independent safety science company with over 120 years of expertise in verification, testing and certification. It has more than 10,000 professionals who are guided by the UL mission to promote safe working and living environments…

Testing the Response of Smoke Detectors

The test fires that are used to assess ionisation and optical smoke detectors were developed in the 1980s, but the materials found in modern service environments have changed since then. There is now a greater use of plastics and flame…

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