News page


News & updates

27.6.2017 Testing the extinguishing qualities of Fluor Free Foam in accordance with Annex H of EN 1568-3:2008 In May, Efectis successfully tested the extinguishing qualities of FFF (Fluor Free Foam) according to Annex H of EN 1568-3:2008. The fire tests were carried out indoors at... Read more
27.6.2017 Europe and South Africa are getting closer In the framework of its development in South Africa, Efectis had, for the first time, the opportunity to attend and support the Insurer Fire Impact Reduction Strategy (InFIReS)... Read more
26.6.2017 Fire behaviour of insulation in building Article AM8 of the fire safety regulations applied to Building Receiving Public deals with insulation inside buildings. It authorises an evaluation of the fire risk of combustible thermal... Read more
24.3.2017 New loading frame for testing of concrete slabs and TBM tunnel segments Efectis, the worldwide leader in fire resistance testing of concrete tunnel structures and fire-resistant linings, has purchased a new loading frame for the testing of concrete slabs and... Read more
24.3.2017 Creative solutions for complex issues When a building structure is too complex for the fire scenario to be determined according to existing norms or when the structural members (beams/columns) do not fall into... Read more
24.3.2017 Partnership with BHRC in Iran Efectis recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Road, Housing & Urban Development Research Center to increase the fire safety levels of buildings and infrastructure in Iran.... Read more
13.12.2016 Fire tests in a limestone gallery in Lugasson (33) Within the framework of the collaborative research project CarMoThaP (characterising and modelling thermal alterations and combustion residues on cave walls) with the University of Bordeaux and the Scientific... Read more
13.12.2016 Efectis develops new fire tests procedures for concrete fire behaviour In the oil, gas, chemical and petrochemical industries, concrete structures generally comply with regulations. However, they are not evaluated or tested, at least with respect to concrete structures... Read more
13.12.2016 On-site fire tests in old buildings in Bayonne (64) The city of Bayonne (France) is currently in the process of restoring dilapidated buildings in the old city centre. One of the main objectives is to improve the... Read more
13.12.2016 Focus on the new French Nuclear Division The Efectis Nuclear Division was set up three months ago to meet the specific expectations associated with the fire safety in the Nuclear Installations. The Efectis Nuclear division... Read more
11.11.2016 EFTP for concrete structures in Oil & Gas, Petrochemical and Chemical installations In the oil & gas industry, a long tradition exists with regard to fire protection of structures. Steel structures are protected with proven systems that are evaluated according... Read more
23.9.2016 Certification in the Middle East Efectis is recognized as a fire laboratory and as a certification body for United Arabian Emirates and for Qatar. The control on project is recently reinforced by the... Read more