Fire Testing

&

Service for FTT Equipment

Service & Support

GBH International is the sole North American agent for Fire Testing Technology, the world’s leading supplier of fire test instruments.

We provide spares and service (both on-site and via telephone or e-mail consultation) for fire testing equipment manufactured by FTT and most other manufacturers.

Furthermore, GBH offers worldwide support for fire testing instruments manufactured in the FTT factory. We recommend that all fire testing equipment be serviced regularly in order to keep it calibrated and in the best working order. Service visits can be arranged with the service manager at GBH International, who will arrange for your local engineer to visit you.

We offer Gold, Silver and Bronze service programs. These programs focus on maximizing the performance of customers instruments, minimizing downtime and optimizing laboratory productivity.

Option

Telephone & email support

On-site visits

Discount on spares and additional labor days

Discount on calibrations

Software updates issued under the same major release number (3.2 to 3.3)

Software upgrades are issued between major release numbers (3.2 to 4.0)

Replacement calibrated transducers will be provided annually

B

Yes

1

5%

5%

Yes

No

No

S

Yes

2

10%

10%

Yes

No

No

G

Yes

2

15%

N/A

Yes

Yes

Yes

Fire Testing

GBH International offers testing services to a wide variety of standards. The following tests are available through our partner labs in the United Kingdom, as well as ASTM E1354 in the US.

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Fire & Safety & Technology Bulletin

ASTM Standards

  • D 2863 (Oxygen index)
  • E 662 (Smoke density)
  • E 1317 (Surface spread of flame)
  • E 1321 (LIFT flame spread)
  • E 1354 (Cone calorimeter) (Available in the US)
  • E 2652 (Non-combustibility)
  • F 814 (Smoke)

IMO Standards

  • FTP Code (All parts)
  • A.563 (14) (Textiles)
  • A.652 (16) (Upholstery)
  • A.653 (16) (Surface flammability)
  • A.687 (17) (Ignitibility of primary deck covering)
  • A.688 (17) (Ignitibility of bedding)
  • A.753 (18) (Pipes)

Defence Standards (NES)

  • 711 (Smoke)
  • 713 (Toxicity)
  • 714 (Oxygen index)
  • 715 (Temperature index)

ISO Standards

  • 1182 (Non-combustibility)
  • 4589-2 (Oxygen index)
  • 4589-3 (Temperature index)
  • 5658 Part 2 (Spread of flame)
  • 5659 Part 2 (Smoke density)
  • 9239 (Flooring radiant panel)

BS & EN

  • BS 476 Part 6 (Fire propagation)
  • BS 476 Part 7 (Surface spread of flame)
  • BS 5438 (Fabric test)
  • BS 5852 (Upholstered seating)
  • BS 6807 (Mattresses)
  • BS 6853 Annex B.2 (Toxicity)
  • BS 6853 Annex D (Smoke)
  • BS 7177 (Mattresses)
  • EN 50265-2-1 (Single cable)
  • EN 50265-2-2 (Single cable)
  • EN 50267-2 (Acid gas)
  • EN 50268 (3m cube smoke chamber)
  • EN 597-1 (Mattresses)
  • EN 597-2 (Mattresses)
  • EN 1021-1 (Upholstered furniture)
  • EN 1021-2 (Upholstered furniture)

IEC Standards

  • 60754-1 (HCl)
  • 60754-2 (Acid gas)
  • 61034-2 (3m cube smoke chamber)
  • 60332-1 (Cables)
  • 60332-2 (Cables)
  • 60332-3 (Ladder test)
  • 60332-3 + RHR (Ladder test)

Aircraft Standards

  • FAR 25-853 (Flammability, smoke, toxicity)
  • FAA Handbook Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6
  • BSS 7238 (Smoke)
  • BSS 7239 (Toxicity
  • BSS 7230 (Flammability)
  • BSS 7234 (Flammability of cables)
  • ABD 0031 (Flammability, smoke, toxicity)
  • EASA CS 25

We are the only authorized Fire Testing Technology Agent in North America.