Fire and smoke tests
Fire and smoke tests form a key area in IFAB’s services. IFAB’s experienced team has carried out more than 1800 full scale fire tests for various applications. These cover both standardised tests (e.g. IMO, FM, CEN, DIN, VdS) and ad-hoc fire tests. IFAB has carried out fire and smoke tests in many countries including Germany, the UK, Spain, France, Belgium, Italy, Poland, Russia, Norway, Sweden, Czech, China, India, Japan, Brazil and the US.
IFAB offers all fire test services from a single source, which eliminates the need for any lengthy and costly discussions with third parties. IFAB also carries out smoke tests for different infrastructure and rail applications. IFAB has specialised equipment for carrying out smoke tests with either hot or cold smoke, giving experimental proof of the effectiveness of smoke management systems.