WHY IS IFAB DIFFERENT?

IFAB specialises in fire protection research, testing and consulting. IFAB knows fire in practice and is therefore different from other organizations that only design on a theoretical basis. IFAB’s approach is to utilise the information it has collected from numerous fire tests to ensure the most effective fire safety solutions technically. The Company Mission is to provide innovative and effective fire protection services to clients at reasonable cost. IFAB is eager for challenges; the tougher the request from a client, the more determined IFAB is to solve it:

  • We are ASKING
  • We are ANALYSING
  • We are ANSWERING

OUR SOLUTIONS IN:

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NEWS

  • 2016-05-10 12:13
  • IFAB represented in the technical committee of NFPA502 standard

  • IFAB’s Managing Director Max Lakkonen was selected as new principle member of NFPA502 (Road tunnels & Bridges) technical committee. Max Lakkonen has special knowledge in tunnel fire safety, gained particularly from extensive fire tests IFAB has been carrying out for many years. He is also a  principle member of NFPA750 (water mist firefighting) committee.

  • 2016-03-21 22:16
  • IFAB carried out training of EN45545

  • IFAB was contracted by a German subsystem supplier for rolling stock to give a training on EN45545 and its impact to the design of components and subsystems for the rolling stock market. EN45545 trainings have become important services IFAB provides to the rolling stock market.

  • 2015-12-10 12:16
  • IFAB received DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation

  • IFAB improves its position in the fire and smoke testing market with new DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation, which refers to fire tests with water based fixed fire-fighting systems in e.g. rolling stock, storage areas, engine rooms and in tunnels/underground infrastructure. See detailed content: http://www.dakks.de/as/ast/d/D-PL-19994-01-00.pdf

  • 2015-11-30 13:39
  • Fire tests in Israel

  • IFAB conducted a fire test series for rail vehicles in Israel. Both fire detection and fire extinguishing systems were successfully assessed during full scale fire testing.