In case of a fire, temperature can reach up to 700°C in the first fifteen minutes and then can rise up to 1100°C. Product behaviour such as ignition, surface spread, smoking and dripping are critical when fighting the fire.
DuPont has carried out a series of fire performance testing at independent notified bodies including BRE Certification Ltd., United Kingdom and MFP Leipzig GmbH, Germany.
|BS EN ISO 11925-2
||Surface and edge exposure, 30 s flame application time each
|BS 476 part 7
||Method of test to determine the classification of the surface spread of flame of products; Energain® installed behind plasterboard, Energain® stand alone
|BS EN 13501-1:2003
||Fire resistance testing. The results are classified: A1, A2, B, C, D, E and F.
The norm considers not only how combustible products are, but also smoke and dripping behaviour.
Test reports are available upon request, please contact us.