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We carry out testing certification and standardisation of reaction to fire and fire resistance of product and building. We also provide independent and objective fire safety engineering expertise and evaluation.
We operate the most comprehensive fire research, consulting and testing facility in Australia, which combines our expertise and full-scale fire testing equipment to simulate a wide range of fire scenarios.
A steel-framed 'fire-proof' house is subjected to a flame test.
We can assist with testing of fire resistance and provide certification.
We are able to undertake a wide range of tests for industry based on Australian, international and many other standards, as our facilities are registered by the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA).
We can also assist you with interpreting results, assess conformity with specification, assist with research and development, and provide guidance on construction in bushfire-prone areas.
Our range of tests includes:
We provide an independent and objective fire safety engineering consultancy for innovative solutions that satisfy or exceed the required level of fire safety, while meeting the demand for cost efficiency and flexibility.
We assist with building and infrastructure design projects, including:
We tailor our approach to the particular needs of each client and project, taking account of the nature of the physical phenomena and the applicability, accuracy, reliability and limitation of the different methods available.
We can evaluate a range of automatic fire detection, alarm and protection equipment, as well as fire suppression systems, to Australian and international Standards.
We service the fire protection industry through independent standards-based testing of:
We have made a significant contribution to the Australian standards for fire detection equipment and maintains an ongoing commitment to standards development.
Other services include:
We offer services and contract-based research to business, industry and government.
Interested in fire testing, research and certification services for your organisation?
We’ve developed a guideline to help the construction industry better understand how to ensure compliance with the relevant codes and standards for fire safety of external walls on high-rise buildings.
We test smoke alarms to ensure they meet Australian Standards.
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Last updated: Last updated: 26 February 2015
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