July 19, 2016

European Union Releases Curtain and Drape Standard

The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) has released EN 1102:2016 Textiles and Textile Products – Burning Behaviour – Curtains and Drapes – Detailed Procedure to Determine the Flame Spread of Vertically Oriented Specimens. The standard addresses a method for determining the flame spread of textiles for curtains and drapes by testing a vertically oriented specimen. It is based… read more

March 23, 2015

Maintaining a High Level of Fire Sprinkler Performance

For decades fire sprinklers have proven to be an effective and invaluable tool for protecting property and life from the potentially devastating effects of fire. With the increased awareness and public concern for building safety, there is a growing need for buildings to be fitted with reliable security and safety systems. While fire sprinklers have… read more