Tests of carbon monoxide fire detectors
The performance of fire detectors is tested according to the standard EN 50291-1+A1:2012 Electrical apparatus for detection of carbon monoxide in domestic premises – Part 1: Test methods and performance requirements. The tests are conducted in a special testing chamber inside of the fume hood of VTT Experts Services Ltd test laboratory. Please contact us for more information.
Tests of portable fire extinguishers
We perform approval tests on portable fire extinguishers according to the standard EN 3-7. We are accredited to perform tests to verify the functionality of the portable fire extinguishers.
Stove guard testing
We perform testing according to EN 50615:2015 – Hosehold and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Particular requirements for devices for fire prevention and suppression for electric hobs (cooktops). The testing is performed in our new test facility for stove guards. The test facility includes a test kitchen where devices with a capability of preventive power cut-off and extinguishing charge can be tested.
Picture VTT Expert Services Ltd test facility for fire prevention and suppression systems for electric hobs
Testing of other fire prevention related products
We offer various testing services for a vast number of different fire prevention related products. Our expertise includes for example the following:
New products are constantly developed by innovative companies. We provide tailored services to determine and test the features of your new products. We invent new test methods to define the performance of new products to enable competitive advantage for you on the market.
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VTT Expert Services Ltd is an accredited test laboratory according to SFS-EN ISO/IEC 17025 (T001). Our competence scope is presented in the Finnish accreditations database www.finas.fi .
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