Fire Resistance Testing

Verify that your building products or systems meet designated fire resistance and flammability requirements such as ASTM E84

When it comes to fire or flammability testing, you want confidence in a partner who has the expertise and experience to help you meet your local, state, or national building code. As the building products industry leader in testing, inspection, and certification, Intertek has the industry's most complete suite of fire and flammability testing available.

Comprehensive Fire Testing Brochure

Our full range of equipment includes multiple Steiner tunnels, large-, mid-, and small-scale furnaces, ISMAs, hood and cone calorimeters, and vertical and horizontal furnaces. We can test building or construction products of virtually any size and our testing facilities enable us to test the fire resistance of products ranging from floor/ceiling multistory assemblies to fire doors to firestops.

We can conduct tests to ANSI/UL, ASTM, CAN/ULC, and NFPA standards, partnering with us gives you access to one of the most diverse portfolios of testing services in the world. Whether you require testing to industry requirements or association standards, custom testing for research and development, or certification for your product or system, we have the expertise you need.

Fire Resistance
Determine the ability of a material, product, or assembly to withstand a fire or provide protection for a period of time.

Flame Spread
Measure the propagation of a flame away from the source of ignition across the surface of a material or assembly and evaluate the potential for spreading flames in the event of a fire.

Reaction to Fire
Understand the response when your product is exposed, under specified conditions, and how it’s material contributes to the flame through decomposition.

Fire Door Testing
With research, mid, and full-scale furnaces in each of our fire door testing labs, we can handle virtually any size door or frame in all regions of North America.

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