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Fire testing

At BRE Global we operate one of the largest fire research and testing laboratories in Europe. Our facilities include a state-of-the-art Burn Hall (one of the largest in Europe) capable of staging 10 MW (9m x 9m hood) calorimeter fire tests, and a large custom-built facility for fire resistance tests of floors, walls, beams and columns.

BRE Global is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No 0578. We can comprehensively test, predict and assess the fire performance of products and materials to British, European, Marine and International fire-test standards. Our complete UKAS testing can be viewed on the UKAS website.

Our services include:

Fire testing - such as reaction and resistance  to fire  testing of materials and structures, and the performance testing of fire suppression components and systems (eg extinguishers and sprinklers), of detection and alarm systems and cables, and of smoke and heat ventilation systems.

Regulatory testing - for demonstration of compliance with UK Building Regulations, and for European Classification and CE Marking.

New tests - we are at the forefront of the development of all new test standards - such the European test standards - and are able to help and advise on all new fire testing methods.

Third-party approvals - our LPCB team provides third-party certification of fire products and services - see http://www.redbooklive.com/.

Testing advice - with extensive facilities and a highly qualified team of expert scientists and engineers, we can help you with practical solutions, technical advice and bespoke services.

Service provided by BRE Global Ltd