We determine the reaction to fire properties and fire class of construction products. As our customer you can benefit from our services during the product development and we help you to plan the testing arrangements for determining the fire class of your product.
Determining the non-combustible properties EN ISO 1182
The test specimen is placed in a vertical tube furnace (diameter 45 mm and height 50 mm) at 750 °C.
Temperature alterations caused by possible burning of the test specimen are monitored with the furnace thermocouple and if required with two additional thermocouples, of which one is on the specimen surface and one in the specimen center. During the test the flaming time of the test specimen is also measured.
The method is used for classification of construction products to classes A1, A2, A1fl, A2fl, A1L and A2L. he classification in not only based on the results of this method. Different test methods and classification criteria are presented in the classification standard EN 13501-1+A1.
Fire classification for construction products
Fire classification for construction products is made according to classification standard EN 13501-1+A1. Classification for roof coverings is made according to EN 13501-5+A1. The test methods for classification and classification criteria are presented in the classification standards.
Our testing services for construction products and fire classifications
We make tests according to the standard test methods for classification. The test methods depend on the fire class and product. We help also in planning of the test arrangements.
Test method which can be used in product development and in prediction of heat release and classification in SBI test:
CE marking for construction products
Our certification and product approval services for construction products
Fire safety regulations in Finland
Regulations and guidelines concerning fire safety of buildings are shown in E1 the National Building Code of Finland, degree of the Ministry of the Environment on fire safety of buildings.
E1 the National Building Code of Finland (in Finnish)