QAI performs fire and flammability testing for materials and large scale building products, surface burning characteristics (Steiner tunnel), small-scale flammability, and flammability testing of furniture (or other consumer goods) for both residential and commercial markets. With state-of-the-art equipment and laboratories, our team is ready to guide you through the process of testing your products to the desired standards.
QAI performs many tests for large scale fire and flammability testing for materials at various locations with state of the art equipment, and knowledgeable personnel. A brief list of standards we test against:
QAI performs the following surface burning characteristics testing at various locations with state of the art equipment, and experienced test professionals.
*BS 7175 – Methods of Test for the Ignitability of Bed covers and Pillows by Smouldering and Flaming Ignition Sources *BS 7177 – Specification for Resistance to Ignition of Mattresses, Mattress pads, Divans and Bed Bases *BS 6807 – Methods of Test for Assessment of Ignitability of Mattresses, Upholstered Divans and Upholstered Bed Bases *BS EN 597 – Assessment of the Ignitability of Mattresses and Upholstered Bed Bases
Sources * BS EN 1021 – Assessment of the ignitability of upholstered furniture
QAI is an accredited testing, certification, and inspection agency with the International Accreditation Service (IAS) and Standards Council of Canada (SCC), and recognized by ICC-ES, CCMC, Florida Building Commission, Miami-Dade County, Los Angeles City Building Department, California State Fire Marshal and others. Click here for a complete list.
Founded in 1994 by a group of experienced certification and testing experts, QAI is an independent third-party testing, inspection and certification organization which serves the building industry, government and individuals with cost effective solutions through our global, in-house capabilities / services.LEARN MORE
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