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IFAB final­ized the first stage of fire safe­ty design for the Vir­gin Hyper­loop One

IFAB was con­tract­ed for all fire safe­ty designs for the first stage of the project. This includ­ed the POD design, tubes and relat­ed emer­gency infra­struc­ture. The project was very com­pre­hen­sive includ­ing the spec­i­fi­ca­tion of suit­able design stan­dards, fire risk analy­sis, fire safe­ty con­cepts and ventilation/evacuation stud­ies.
See http://www.hyperloop-one.com for fur­ther details.

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.

Fire safe­ty con­sul­tan­cy for Hotel Vil­la Monte Vino