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IFAB is once again an Hon­o­ry Spon­sor of the IWMA Con­fer­ence

The 18th Inter­na­tion­al Water Mist Con­fer­ence (IWMC) will once again – after 2009 – take place in Lon­don. The event will be held on 19th and 20th Sep­tem­ber 2018 at the Grange City Hotel, near Tow­er Hill Sta­tion. Orga­niz­er is – as always – the Inter­na­tion­al Water Mist Asso­ci­a­tion (IWMA).

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion or reg­is­ter­ing please see the con­fer­ence web­site https://iwma.net/home/.

Car bat­tery fire resis­tance ser­vices from IFAB

IFAB has extend­ed its ser­vices to the auto­mo­bile indus­try by being able to car­ry out fire resis­tance tests of car bat­ter­ies accord­ing to:

• GB/T 31467.3, Lithi­um-ion trac­tion bat­tery pack and sys­tem for elec­tric vehi­cles – Part 3: Safe­ty require­ments and test meth­ods

• E/ECE/324/Rev.2/Add.99/Rev.2, Annex 8E, Fire Resis­tance.

IFAB senior man­ag­er to NFPA130 com­mit­tee

Max Lakko­nen, senior man­ag­er of IFAB, was select­ed to the tech­ni­cal com­mit­tee of NFPA130 (Rail & Metro). This fur­ther improves the use of IFAB’s spe­cial knowl­edge in rail mar­ket as a ben­e­fit to inter­na­tion­al stan­dards. He pre­vi­ous­ly has served already in the tech­ni­cal com­mit­tees of NFPA502 and NFPA750.

Smoke extrac­tion sim­u­la­tions for two under­ground sta­tions in Ger­many