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15.3.2023 Fire behaviour of Mentos products in the spotlight Efectis has received a special research request from confectionery manufacturer Perfetti Van Melle relating to a new way of storing some of its stock. From now on, at... Read more
9.3.2023 Overview participation Exhibitions/Events 2023 Exhibition / Event Date Location, Country Efectis company SIFER 28-30 March 2023 Lille, France Efectis France UK CONSTRUCTION WEEK 2-4 May 2023 Birmingham, UK Efectis UK/Ireland FIREX 16-18... Read more
8.3.2023 Fire testing from above for floor/ceiling constructions When performing fire tests, it is generally assumed that the fire is from below, even when testing floor constructions. But what happens to an upper floor in a... Read more
7.3.2023 Fire safety of a fish factory, Faroe Islands For a new fish feed factory on the Faroe Islands, the company Verkfo asked us to determine the heat of combustion of the salmon feed produced in this... Read more
7.3.2023 Wildland-Urban-Interface Fire Touristic Infrastructures Protection Solutions The kick-off meeting of the new European Union co-funded project WUITIPS, short for Wildland-Urban-Interface Fire Touristic Infrastructures Protection Solutions, took place in Barcelona on 9 and 10 February... Read more
7.3.2023 Test of a LED panel type COBALT P6.67 as installed in the FC Volendam stadium Dutch football club FC Volendam has been advised to investigate the reaction to fire of its new COBALT P6.67 LED panels. These panels are installed around the playing... Read more
7.3.2023 Lithium-ion battery fires: reducing the risk Lithium-ion battery technology first appeared in the 1970s and has been continuously improved over time to extend its life. It has become the technology of choice for many... Read more
7.3.2023 Full reaction to fire service in UK What is reaction to fire testing and classification? Reaction to fire (RtF) is the response of a product in terms of contributing – by its own decomposition –... Read more
7.3.2023 Fire testing of valves at Efectis Valves play a crucial role in controlling the flow of liquids, gases and steam in various industrial and commercial applications. In the case of fire outbreaks, the integrity... Read more
7.3.2023 Thermal shock tests When people think of dampers, the types that generally come to mind are fire and smoke control dampers. Of course, different institutes also define several sub-types for each... Read more
7.3.2023 Efectis involved in the largest bike parking facility in Amsterdam  Every year millions of travellers come to Amsterdam by train. Conversely, more than 100,000 travellers leave the city from the magnificent Central Station. Many of them come by... Read more
29.11.2022 International Hydrogen Safety Workshop: The international Hydrogen/Hydrogen Safety Workshop will be held in London (UK) next February 13, 2023. The event is organised by Efectis UK/Ireland and University College London (UCL) in... Read more