The use of new and innovative products for facades has given rise to concerns about fire performance. Moreover, a number of recent fires (especially in high-rise buildings) in countries in different parts of the world, have illustrated the need of testing external wall systems on a realistic scale.

In order to answer to market needs, Efectis has extended its testing capacity to four test benches:

The Belfast laboratory is also able to perform intermediate scale tests according to ISO 13785-1:2002.

BS8414 bench
All of these tests are performed under ISO 17025 accreditation (UKAS or COFRAC).

Efectis UK/Ireland and Efectis France are recognised by their respective local authorities to deliver the official assessment and classification required by the national regulation.

Contact: Damien Flammier damien.flammier@efectis.com  or Clément Baudart clement.baudart@efectis.com