Fire testing of floor coverings


DBI offers fire testing of carpets, linoleum, wooden floors etc. in accordance with the Construction Product Directive regulations. You can also have classification reports - the basis for CE marking - prepared.

The various building authorities in European countries stipulate different requirements for which specific fire classification floor coverings should have. DBI will be happy to advise you on a testing procedure that will enable you to sell your floor coverings in the desired market.

DBI Certification can issue CE approval for the CE labelling of floor coverings on the basis of the classification report.

DBI advises
The CE marking of floor coverings always requires a sampling report which documents how the tested products were taken from the production process. For some classes of fire, the samples have to be taken by an impartial third party.

Therefore, it is a good idea to contact DBI before a sample is taken so that all the requirements for sampling are complied with. span>

Facts

DBI tests the spread of flames in floor coverings and the generation of smoke in accordance with DN/ISO 9239-1, Reaction to fire tests for floorings - Part 1: Determination of the burning behaviour using a radiant heat source.

DBI tests the ignitability of floor coverings in accordance with EN/ISO 11925-2, Reaction to fire tests - Ignitability of building products subjected to direct impingement of flame - Part 2: Single-flame source test.

Fire classification is carried out on the basis of EN-13501-1 Fire classification of construction products and building elements.

 

 


Lina Ivar Andersen
Product Manager - Reaction to fire B.Sc. Chem.Eng.

Phone : +45 51 57 23 39
Mail : lia|dbi-net.dk


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