Building Materials

Overview

Building Materials

Efectis has the knowledge and experience to help building owners, product manufacturers, and authorities to determine the correct requirements of products, measure their performance and assess their impact on the fire safety of buildings.

With our expertise Efectis supports the market in selecting, applying and using building materials that best suit the fire safety requirements.

Our services

  • Determination of reaction to fire performance of products and materials
  • Determination of fire resistance performance of products and materials
  • Assessment or estimation of the performance of materials in existing buildings or applications
  • Determination of representative fire development scenarios based on a material’s behaviour

References

Building Materials Projects led by Efectis

Fire test according to EN 13381-8:2013 standard

Efectis conducted a successful fire test according to EN 13381-8:2003 standard for Firelanz SL on short unloaded beams protected by an intumescent coating. In total 9 unloaded short... READ MORE

First test on a five metre high curved glass partition

Efectis performed a test on a five-meter high curved partition. This partition consisted of 4.5 meter glass panes with vertical butt joints. It was the first time Efectis... READ MORE